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       3 launches Flex plans for the Samsung Galaxy S
     Glenda gets flexible with 3 and the Samsung Galaxy S
Thursday, 16th September 2010: 3, Ireland’s largest high speed network, has launched new
‘Flex’ plans for the Samsung Galaxy S. The new customer focused price plans are based on the
concept of total flexibility for 3 subscribers on Billpay.

Glamorous Xpose star Glenda Gilson was on hand with Sarah Kavanagh and Ruth Griffin to
launch the Samsung Galaxy S on the new Flex Smartphone plans. The new plans are
revolutionary, delivering better value for money to customers by automatically adapting to their
individual mobile usage style, thus ensuring that all available allowances are used up, before
the customer incurs any further charges.

The Samsung Galaxy S is the first smart phone to feature a 4 inch capacitive Super AMOLED
display. This amazing new screen technology, designed and built by Samsung, will be available
exclusively on Samsung mobiles for up to 12 months and allows for more vivid colour and
contrast than any other screen type.

Users can enjoy an amazing touch experience on the eye popping screen with access to an
application store with over 70 thousand applications. As the screen uses 20% less battery
power you can spend even longer browsing the internet or exploring all of those applications.

The Android powered handset boasts an ultra thin screen with no space between the glass and
the touch sensors. This means that you can use the screen with only the smallest touch of your
finger.

Commenting on the launch Eoin MacManus, 3 Ireland said: “We are delighted to announce
the launch of the new Flex price plans for the Samsung Galaxy S. This handset is the latest
addition to our expanding range of Smartphones and when combined with the new Flex price
plans, 3 customers have the best and most competitively priced mobile package in the market
place.”

In addition to this new flexible approach to usage, customers signing up to the Smartphone
focused ‘Flex’ plans are entitled to receive one free monthly add-on from 1st September 2010
until 30th June 2011, and can choose from any of the following:

           Unlimited Landline Calls (to all ROI Mobiles or Landlines)
           Down Time Calls (150 evening & weekend minutes to any ROI mobiles or landlines)
           Call N. America (Pay only 20c per minutes to call landlines and mobile in the USA
           and Canada)
           Call Down Under (Pay only 38c per minute to call landlines and mobiles in
           Australasia)
            Call Europe (Pay only 26c per minute to call landlines and mobiles in Europe)
            Text All (150 texts per month to any ROI network)
            Internet Mini (500 MB of data)
            Internet Max (2GB of date)

The new Flex plans also include free 3 to 3 calls and free Windows Live messenger. 3 Like
Home is also available to Flex plan customers, if you are visiting a country with a 3 network you
can use your flex units to make calls or send texts back home to Ireland.



Choosing a 3 Flex Plan:


                                        Flex Smartphone Plans

                     Classic Flex Max      Super Flex Max      Mega Flex Max   Ultimate Flex Max


  18/24 month plan          €40                 €60                  €80              €95


  Flexi-Units               350                 650                 1,000            10,000


  Extra Internet           2GB                  2GB                 2GB              2GB

  30 Day Plan*              €30                  €50                 €70             €85
  (Sim only)
  Extra Freebie


 Plus Free Unlimited 3 to 3 calls; Free Windows Live Messenger; Free Skype



1 flexi–unit = 1 minute of talk to any network or 2 network texts or 500 KB of internet usage
(approx 17 web pages)


The Samsung Galaxy is available from 3Stores nationwide, online at www.three.ie or by calling
1800 330 333. Price plans are available on www.three.ie


                                              – ENDS –


For further information, please contact:

Nicky Crichton                                          Amanda Farrell

01 498 0388 / 086 608 5454                              01 498 0388 / 086 390 2314
SAMSUNG GALAXY – HIGHLIGHTS:

   •   4.0” Super AMOLED Capacitive touch screen

   •   5.0 Mega Pixel Auto Focus Camera with HD 720P video recording

   •   GPS & WiFi –N (Next Generation WiFi)

   •   Ultra fast 1GHZ application processor

   •   Up to 2GB of internal memory for Android applications

   •   Up to 8GB of internal memory for storing your media and files

   •   Samsung Touchwiz 3 User Interface.

   •   3.5mm audio jack to listen to music.

   •   Pinch & Zoom for Browser, Maps and Photo’s

   •   Access to an application store via Android Market with over 70 thousand downloadable
       applications

   •   Samsung Apps applications store with enhanced applications specifically designed for
       your Galaxy S

   •   Direct photo upload to Facebook, Twitter and Flickr

   •   Direct video upload to Youtube

   •   Latest version of the Google Android Software called Éclair (2.1)



ABOUT 3:

Launched in 2005, 3 is Ireland’s fastest growing mobile provider and operates one of Ireland’s
largest high speed networks,

Switching to 3 is made easy by allowing customers to keep their mobile number. 3 offers a wide
range of price plans to suit everyone’s budget:-

          3Pay - Buy a prepay phone from 3 today, simply top-up by €20 or more per month
       and get:
        Anytime any network texts,
        Any network weekend minutes
        Anytime mobile surfing* with every top up of €20 or more.
           Best of Both – Ireland’s first price plan to combine the flexibility of pre-pay with the
       benefits of pay monthly. With a monthly cost of €25 customers receive 100 minutes talk
       plus 100 minutes 3 to 3 talk time and unlimited free texts to any network. Top up option
       available. Or Best of Both 45 means you can cap your bill at €45 per month and
       customers receive unlimited free texts messages to any network any time plus 300
       anytime, any network minutes. Top up option available if you need more.

          Pay Monthly –all customers that sign up to Relax 150 will receive a €50 porting
       credit. All customers that sign up to Relax 350 or higher will receive a €100 porting
       credit. The credit will be applied to the customer’s second bill automatically.


3 has opened 37 of its own retail stores in Ireland, called 3Stores.

100% owned by Hutchison Whampoa, a leading international corporation, 3 is Europe’s leading
3G operator. 3 holds 3G licences in Ireland, Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy,
Macau, Norway, Sweden and the UK

								
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