Helio Ties Into Exchange

Los Angeles-based MVNO Helio said today that it has launched a feature which connects the firm's services to Microsoft Exchange. The firm said that it now connects its Ocean handheld with Microsoft Exchange email, calendars, and contacts from corporate servers. The support for the popular email server cones as a downloadable client for Helio's Ocean handset, and will cost its members $9.99 per month. Helio is developing a youth-oriented, web-linked cell phone service, and is backed by SK Telecom and Earthlink.