Multimedia Device combines PTT and video capabilities.

Press Release Summary:

Designed for efficient business communications, Motorola i880 integrates Push to Talk (PTT) capabilities, 2.0 megapixel camera, and audio capabilities. Audio files, podcasts, and ringtones are delivered via front dual-ported speakers with stereo sound. Capable of video capture/playback with sound for 30 sec clips, iDEN® device features Bluetooth® functionality with 32 ft range, speakerphone, and multimedia file storage via included 64 MB microSD(TM) removable memory card.

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SouthernLINC Wireless Pumps Up the Volume with the Motorola i880

ATLANTA--SouthernLINC Wireless®, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO) today introduced the Motorola i880, a sleek, feature-rich multimedia device that provides the perfect balance between work and play. The newest iDEN® device for efficient business communications with Push to Talk capabilities is complemented by its stylish, streamlined design and advanced entertainment features.

The Motorola i880's integrated music player offers the ability to enjoy MP3s, audio files, audio podcasts and ringtones via front dual-ported speakers in true-to-life stereo sound. Boasting a 2.0 megapixel camera, the i880 allows users to take pictures with resolution sharp enough for quality 5x7 prints, as well as lifelike video playback with sound for 30-second clips when stored in the phone's internal memory. Customers also have the option to save more of their favorite multimedia files by inserting the included 64 MB microSDTM removable memory card for additional storage capability.

"SouthernLINC Wireless is excited to offer a phone that is so uniquely tailored for consumers with high mobile content needs," said Bob Dawson, president and CEO of SouthernLINC Wireless. "This phone is ideal for consumers who are interested in music, gaming and personalized content such as audio podcast playback."

The i880's suite of additional features includes:

Integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology provides wireless freedom by allowing the exchange of information with other compatible Bluetooth enabled devices such as wireless phones, headsets, or desktop computer adaptors located within 32 feet.

The Original PTT Button allows for one-touch communications via digital two-way radio, instant transfer of data with PTT to Exchange Contacts, My Info and Pictures.

Additional Features like speakerphone, a large color screen, quick release flip activation button and ergonomically enhanced.

The i880 is now available at any SouthernLINC Wireless retail store, through an authorized SouthernLINC Wireless dealer or online at

About SouthernLINC Wireless

Celebrating its ten-year anniversary, SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), is an Atlanta-based regional wireless carrier covering the major metro and rural areas in Alabama, Georgia, southeastern Mississippi and northwest Florida. SouthernLINC Wireless bundles multiple communication options into one phone including InstantLINCSM Push to Talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access and wireless data. More information about SouthernLINC Wireless can be obtained by calling 1-800-818-LINC (5462) or visiting the SouthernLINC Wireless Web site at

About Southern Company

With 4.3 million customers and more than 40,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast, one of America's fastest-growing regions. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are significantly below the national average. Southern Company has been ranked the nation's top electric utility in the American Customer Satisfaction Index six years in a row. Visit our Web site at

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