Telcel to Launch the Palm Pre in Mexico

mexico sealPalm Inc. today announced that the Palm Pre is scheduled to be available on Nov. 27 in Mexico on the Telcel network. Telcel will be offering the HSDPA/GSM/UMTS version of the Pre and it will not have a microSD slot as previously rumored.

"With the introduction of Palm Pre with Telcel in Mexico, we're expanding the Palm webOS footprint into Latin America for the first time," said Dave Whalen, senior vice president, Global Sales, Palm, Inc. "We're steadily increasing momentum for Palm webOS as we continue to roll out products with new carriers and countries."

Palm Pre is scheduled to be available Nov. 27 in Mexico on Telcel's More for Less Unlimited Internet Plans. Pricing is available from Telcel Client Attention Centers and distributors.

About Telcel
Telcel is the leading wireless services provider in Mexico with more than 58 million clients and 90% of the Mexican wireless market. In operation since 1989, Telcel offers a wide array of voice and data services in GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSDPA network in Latin America. Telcel is a subsidiary of América Móvil [NYSE: AMX] [NASDAQ: AMOV] [BMV: AMX], the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America. As of June 30, 2009, it had over 194 million wireless subscribers.

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microSD ???

Rastick @ 11/13/2009 6:30:28 AM # Q
Why would anyone think the GSM version for Mexico would be any different in configuration from the GSM version being sold in Europe?
RE: microSD ???
DarthRepublican @ 11/15/2009 1:49:30 PM # Q
Apparently "Denial" is also a river in Mexico.
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