The Qtek 7070 Smartphone device (HTC Tanager, same as the PPCW.Net i-Mate), built on the Microsoft Windows Powered Smartphone operating system, provides personal information management software and a familiar and consistent Windows experience designed to make the device personal, intuitive, easy-to-use and powerful. "The Microsoft Windows Powered Smartphone is a core element of our .NET strategy. It's all about connecting people, to each other and to their data, and empowering them to get the information they want," said Steve Vamos, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia.
Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile, said: "Worldwide there has been considerable interest in a Microsoft Windows powered mobile phone. Optus Mobile is pleased to be the first Australian mobile company to make it available to its customers."