Telus Unveils 4 new Mikes

Telus announced today the addition of four new models to the Mike line of handsets… in addition has added new features to its PTT (Push to Talk) technology.

The new additions are: Motorola i876, i876w, i570 and i335.

Jim Senko, Vice President of Mobility Solutions at Telus said “Over the past decade, Mike has continuously proven itself as a reliable, robust and cost-effective mobile communications solution in such industry sectors as oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, field service and transportation, as our customers have found more and more uses for Mike’s Push To Talk solutions in their work environments, Telus has focused on increasing the functionality and types of phones we can offer our customers.”

The thin Motorola i570 and i335 both come with Bluetooth and is a clear choice for the workplace as it is a rugged devise built for vibrations, shock and dust. The i335 is the first Telus Mike handset to come with an internal iDEN antenna.
The Motorola i876 and i876w are looking more and more like consumer products by having multimedia features like audio, animation, music, games, Bluetooth, 1.3 MP digital camera with a built-in photo editor, digital audio player, alarm clock, caller ID, GPS inside and a web browser.

In regards to the new features that Telus has included in the PPT plans: send images, pre-scripted text messages, allows for contact information to be added to address books.