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· 3 Hong Kong has chosen MoveMessenger™, the Miyowa's universal mobile instant messaging solution.

· 3 Hong Kong is the third Asian mobile operator to adopt Miyowa's Instant Messaging platform, after Starhub (Singapore) and Fareastone (Taiwan).

· Through its new open office in Taiwan, Miyowa will further grow and support its commercial efforts for Asian mobile operators.

Hong Kong, Tuesday 26 June 2007 – Miyowa announced today, at the Mobile Instant Messaging Conference in Hong Kong (25 / 28 June), that it has launched the i-mode version of its universal mobile instant messaging technology at 3 Hong Kong.

From now on, 3 i-mode customers are able to use Windows Live Messenger™, the world’s most popular instant messaging network, on their mobile phones. Miyowa is providing 3 Hong Kong with a turnkey solution, including the Windows Live Messenger™ certified application, billing connectivity and the design and build of the interface, where end-users can download the messenger.

"Miyowa has proven track record in delivering superb universal mobile instant messaging solution in Asia. Leveraging the strong and reliable local support of Miyowa, we have achieved a fast and robust roll-out of Windows Live Messenger service for our i-mode customers." said Amy Lung, Chief Operating Officer – Mobile of Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong.

"We are very honoured to be chosen by such an innovative and global operator. One month after the official establishment of Miyowa’s permanent office in Asia, the successful launch of the service at 3 Hong Kong reaffirms Miyowa’s commitment to this strategic region of the world." said Pascal Lorne, CEO of Miyowa.

Working side by side with major Instant Messaging communities, Miyowa’s MoveMessenger™ universal technology seamlessly extends the familiar Instant Messengers to the mobile environment, helping operators to by-pass the need to create communities from scratch!

Miyowa Silver Sponsor of at Mobile Instant Messaging ASIA – HONG KONG
25/28 June – Excelsior Hotel

About MoveMessenger™

With MoveMessenger™, getting access to instant messaging from a mobile phone is as simple for mobile phone users as it is already on PCs.

Based on patented technology by Miyowa, MoveMessenger client (60kb), compatible with more than 300 handsets giving it the largest footprint of any mobile instant messaging service. In addition, MoveMessenger™ can be deployed to a mobile carrier in just seven weeks.
MoveMessenger™ is a Java J2ME Instant Messenger client, compatible with existing standards including Jabber and Wireless Village.

• Thin client, downloadable over-the-air (60kb), dedicated to Instant Messaging,

• Intuitive navigation in the contextual menus of the application,

• Sending and receiving of messages with emoticons (fast access to the menu of emoticons with pound key of the handset),

• Management of conversations in dedicated thumbnails (one per conversation), allowing the user to navigate easily between the simultaneous conversations and contact list,

• Modification of one's nickname, addition of avatar and emoticons to share one's mood,

• Posting of a pop-up (as with PC applications) when a contact is connected or disconnects itself, and at the time of receipt of the first message of a conversation,

• Possibility to create groups of contacts (friends, family, professional),

• Quick access to preset messages,

• Access to " Help " rubric,

• EcoLife, which aims to save the battery of the user's handset while using MoveMessenger™.

About Miyowa

Miyowa is the European leader in rich mobile Instant Messaging and entertainment services for communities. Miyowa provides mobile operators and portals with a white-labelled, scalable range of instant messaging related content and services. The company has developed a thorough expertise in federating mobile operators' and portals' communities.
Miyowa created the first handset independent universal end-to-end client messaging technology, compliant with all major existing standards: MoveMessenger™.

With the official support of the major Instant Messaging brands, Miyowa allows operators' customers to access their preferred messenger and multimedia content. www.miyowa.com


Press contacts:

Miyowa corporate
Yann Mondon
+33 (0) 630 512 294
yann@miyowa.com

UK :

Mustard PR
Andrew Durkin
+ 44 (0) 1628 502600
andrew@mustardpr.com

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