Hugh Symons Telecom strikes Asus deal


Hugh Symons Telecom has been appointed launch distributor for laptop manufacturer Asus’s new smartphone range in the UK.

Hugh Symons Telecom managing director Hugh Roper: "It is important for us to provide a comprehensive portfolio of brands to our diverse reseller base and adding Asus was a natural progression. We are delighted to be appointed as a launch partner for the latest devices and will continue to provide our resellers with access to the latest and most exciting PDAs and smartphones."

Asus manufactures computers, communications devices and consumer electronics.

Its UK mobile product manager Shawn Chang said: "Moving into the smartphone market is a natural step for Asus in the UK, where our products have built our reputation in the notebook sector. By working with Hugh Symons Telecom we are using all its expertise [in the telecoms space].”

The Asus P526 Pocket PC is equipped with GPS and runs on the latest Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 software. It also has a full touch screen. The sleek M530W smartphone also runs the latest Windows Mobile software.

Hugh Symons Telecom will support the sale of the Asus P526 and M530W with a range of configuration, customisation and connectivity services, enabling dealers to customise their offering.

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