emporia enters North and Latin America with simplified phones

emporia Telecom, a mobile device manufacturer focused on simplified communication, on Wednesday announced its expansion to North and Latin America in 2012, building upon the 30 countries in which it currently operates. emporia plans to bring its easy-to-use mobile products for first-time mobile phone users – from kids to seniors – to the United States, Canada and Latin America beginning in the spring.

emporia Telecom, a mobile device manufacturer focused on simplified communication, on Wednesday announced its expansion to North and Latin America in 2012, building upon the 30 countries in which it currently operates. emporia plans to bring its easy-to-use mobile products for first-time mobile phone users – from kids to seniors – to the United States, Canada and Latin America beginning in the spring.

Emporia (Linz, Austria) creates mobile phones that offer essential features to stay connected.  Each product features a one-touch Call for Care button that automatically dials family, caregivers or emergency services, according to emporia. Every emporia phone also features large, easy-to-use buttons, an extra loud speakerphone, and a simple interface to help customers quickly locate what they need when they need it.

“We’re excited to bring our easy-to-use mobile devices to multiple generations of families in the US, Canada and Latin America,” says Gregory Foley, CEO of emporia Telecom USA. “We believe there are millions of consumers who simply don’t want complicated smartphones, distracting apps or expensive data plans, so we focus on high-quality products that offer simplified communication for those who need it most.”

emporia is making its trade show debut at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show next week, where it will be showcasing the new products it will offer in the US, Canada, and Latin America. The company recently introduced its new emporiaCLICK, a simple flip phone designed with a built-in camera, as well as the emporiaSOLIDplus, a durable phone built for working or playing outdoors.