Pantech Group announced that it has signed a agreement with Orange to supply branded UMTS phones in France.
Dennis Cheong, President, Pantech Europe, said: “This major partnership with Orange is an outstanding testament to the quality of Pantech’s advanced mobile handset technologies. More significantly, the agreement demonstrates our ongoing commitment to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers in Europe.”
Pantech U4000 is a 3G phone with videoconference, a 1.3 megapixel camera for photos and recording VGA videos, a MP3 and MP4 player, 512MB of memory (only 30MB reserved for the user), Bluetooth, USB2.0
With the signing of this deal, Pantech now provides its phones to all the three biggest carriers in France, having secured agreements with SFR and Bouygues Telecom earlier this year. Pantech Group plans to accelerate its business in France, with the aim of becoming one of the top five mobile phone brands in France by the end of 2008.