HTC is a global company
based in Taiwan, which manufactures mobile
handsets. It believes in continuously pushing
boundaries of innovation to provide true
mobile freedom to the masses. HTC mobiles was
founded in 1997 by Cher Wang, who is now the
chair person of the company, and Peter Chou,
the President of the company.
HTC mobiles is one of the fastest growing
companies in the cell phones sector and has
grown to receive remarkable recognition in the
past few years. HTC mobiles has established
unique partnerships to emerge as the leading
company in mobile communication.
The list includes five operators in Europe,
four in the United States, and other fast
growing Asian operators. Since 2006, it has
brought products in to the market under its
own brand name HTC. Business week has ranked
HTC as the second best performing company in
2007, and the number three company in global
listings in 2006.
HTC mobiles has been instrumental in launching
its own branded products since the past year
and a half, and has introduced dozens of HTC
branded products globally.
The company has to its credit a number of
firsts such as the first colour palm size PC
in 1999 and the first Microsoft Wireless
Pocket PC in 2000. It also launched the first
Microsoft wireless pocket pc in 2002 and the
first Microsoft smart music phone in 2004.
Lately, it had also pocketed to its credit the
distinction of launching the first Microsoft
5.0 Smart phone and the first intuitive touch
screen for finger tip navigation in June 2007.