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HTC Partners With Synnex To Expand Distribution In Australia

Sydney, Australia – 16 June, 2010 – HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, announced today that it has signed a distributor agreement with Synnex, one of the largest distribution companies in Australia.

The addition of Synnex will expand the distribution support of HTC’s smartphones and wireless solutions to Australian retailers, including credit facilities and account management enabling them to offer improved levels of fulfilment and stock management.

"This strategic alliance with Synnex represents a great enhancement to meet the growing demand for HTC handsets in Australia,“ said Anthony Petts, Sales and Marketing Director ANZ, HTC Corporation. "Synnex’s experience will accelerate further the availability of HTC phones to Australian customers."

"We are very pleased to sign this agreement with HTC today as this marks Synnex’s first move into the distribution of communication devices. Synnex continues to expand its capability in the retail market and offers an unrivalled level of service, logistics and support to its customers. We look forward to helping HTC meet the demand for its products in the Australian market,” said Kee Ong, CEO, Synnex Australia.

The agreement, effective from July 1, positions Synnex as the second distributor in Australia of the power-packed HTC portfolio which caters to users' needs in mobile internet and social networking, with a wide variety of applications for work and leisure.

About HTC
Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) is a global leader in mobile phone innovation and design. Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations and launched state-of-the-art mobile phones for mobile operators and distributors in Europe, the US, Asia and around the world. HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.

About Synnex Australia
Synnex Australia Pty is one of the largest distribution companies in Australia. It is a significant division of Synnex Technology International Corporation, the largest IT distribution company in the Asia Pacific region and ranked the third largest worldwide.

Synnex Australia services all businesses in the IT industry including SME Resellers, System Integrators, Computer Retailers, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Corporate Retailers and VARs. It also has a growing retail division and has partnerships with all of the key retailers in Australia including Dick Smith, Myer, JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman. For more information, please visit: www.synnex.com.au