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CTIA And Wireless Industry Leaders Recognize HTC Devices With Product Innovation Awards

HTC EVO 3D, HTC ThunderBolt and HTC EVO View 4G collectively take home 4 awards for HTC

Orlando, Fla./ Taipei, Taiwan – March 30, 2011 – On the heels of winning the Best Device Manufacturer award at the GSM Association’s 15th Global Mobile Awards, HTC Corporation was recognized again by the industry for its product innovation and distinctive design philosophy at the recent International CTIA WIRELESS 2011®.

Winning four awards total, HTC was recognized by CTIA’s Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards for the HTC ThunderBolt, the world’s first LTE smartphone on Verizon, in the phones/smartphone category. Additionally, HTC’s newly unveiled HTC EVO 3D was awarded the “Best in Show” award and “Best Smartphone” award by Laptop Magazine. The HTC EVO View 4G, also unveiled for the first time at CTIA, won the “Best of CTIA” award by Notebooks.com.

“We are honored to receive these prestigious awards. They are a testament to the hard work and commitment to our excellence from the HTC team and our partners," said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. “Product design and innovation are at the heart of everything we do at HTC. We are constantly listening to our customers and observing their behavior to inspire the designs that will make their lives better and easier.”

“CTIA congratulates this year’s E-Tech Awards winners,” said Robert Mesirow, CTIA vice president and show director. “The mobile industry is undergoing rapid innovation and the E-Tech Awards honor the latest products and services for a truly mobile life.”

CTIA’s E-Tech Awards recognized leaders in mobile applications, mobile consumer electronics, enterprise and vertical markets and network infrastructure. In addition to the 14 awards categories, industry peers voted for their favorite entries online and onsite via text during the show.

About CTIA
CTIA–The Wireless Association® is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and produces the industry's leading tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C. Visit www.ctia.org.

About HTC
Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense®, a multilayered graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.