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Orange brings the HTC Desire S to the UK

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  • The HTC Desire S features Google's Android 2.3 Operating System with the added user benefits of HTC Sense
  • Available in black on Pay Monthly tariffs, the great-value HTC Desire S is free on £35 a month price plans
  • The device is the latest compelling Android device available on Orange

London, UK - 8th April, 2011 - Orange today announced the availability of the HTC Desire S across all Orange retail stores in the UK. Available in black across great value new Pay Monthly price plans for both business and consumer customers, the device is free on £35 a month price plans.

Building on the success of one of the hottest smartphones of 2010, the HTC Desire, the HTC Desire S provides a slimmer body whilst packing even more power. The touchscreen HTC Desire S offers a fast, intuitive internet experience and is equipped with a five mega-pixel camera, a 3.7" Display, 1.1Gb of memory with space for a 8Gb MicroSD card and a VGA front facing camera. The device is the first Android device from HTC that supports Signal Boost and also contains a wide range of Signature services including Orange Mail and Orange Maps.

Nicola Shenton, Head of Device Portfolio, Everything Everywhere said: "Orange continues to offer the latest innovative devices on the market. The HTC Desire S will allow customers to enjoy the combined benefits of great functionality with a proven operating system for the best user experience."

The HTC Desire S will be available from Orange shops and www.orange.co.uk/shop.

About Orange UK

Orange is the key brand of the France Telecom Group, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators. With almost 131 million customers, the Orange brand now covers Internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the Group operates.

In the UK, Orange provides high quality GSM coverage to 99% of the UK population, and 3G coverage to more than 93%. Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trade marks of Orange Brand Services Limited.

On July 1 2010, the company became part of Everything Everywhere, one company that runs two of Britain's most famous brands - Orange UK and T-Mobile UK - with plans to transform the industry by giving customers instant access to everything, everywhere, offering them the best value, best choice and best network coverage in the country. Everything Everywhere Limited is the UK's biggest communications company, with a combined customer base of almost 28 million people and more than 720 retail stores across the country. Everything Everywhere Limited is registered at Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9BW under the registered company number 02382161.