Plantronics Partners with Nextel to Launch the MX153 Boom Headset with Direct Connect® Button
Nextel-exclusive headset offers a flexible fit and superior sound quality.
CTIA, New Orleans - March 15, 2005 - Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) today announced the up coming launch of a new headset built in partnership with Nextel Communications. The Plantronics MX153 Boom Headset with Direct Connect Button will help Nextel customers get business “done” while on the go.
This new headset features a Flex Grip® design for an exceptionally stable, comfortable fit and allows for one-handed placement in the ear. The noise-canceling microphone reduces background noise and allows you to be heard clearly in almost any environment. The pivoting, bendable boom provides optimal microphone positioning. The MX153 Boom Headset includes an inline button for Nextel customers to conveniently access Nextel’s popular Direct Connect coast-to-coast walkie-talkie service.
The Plantronics MX153 Boom Headset with Direct Connect Button will be available exclusively through all Nextel sales channels including Direct Sale Representatives, Nextel Authorized Representatives, www.nextel.com/accessories, Service and Repair Centers, at over 800 Nextel Retail stores nationwide and by calling Telesales Centers at 1-888-NEXTEL6. This Nextel exclusive headset is compatible with most current Motorola® phones available from Nextel.
Plantronics introduced the first lightweight headset in 1962 and is recognized as the world leader in communications headsets. Plantronics headsets have been featured in numerous motion pictures and high-profile events, including Neil Armstrong’s historic “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” transmission from the moon in 1969. A publicly held company headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with approximately 3,900 employees, Plantronics maintains offices in 20 countries. For more information go to www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.
About Nextel Communications
Nextel Communications, a FORTUNE 200 company based in Reston, Va., is a leading provider of fully integrated wireless communications services and has built the largest guaranteed all-digital wireless network in the country covering thousands of communities across the United States. Today 95 percent of FORTUNE 500® companies are Nextel customers. Nextel and Nextel Partners, Inc. currently serve 297 of the top 300 U.S. markets where approximately 261 million people live or work.
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