NOTICE TO THE MARKET
BEGIN OF TRADING OF ADRs REPRESENTING ORDINARY SHARES IN THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE - NYSE
The Management of TIM Participações S.A. ("Company"), hereby announces, pursuant to § 4 of article 157 of Law no. 6,404 of 15 December 1976 as amended ("Law no. 6404/76") and Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission ("CVM") Regulatory Instruction No. 358/02, inform its shareholders, the market in general and other interested parties that due to operational reasons, between the days of 3 and 8 August 2011 the holders of American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") representing shares of the Company will not be able to change such ADRs into ordinary shares and the holders of ordinary shares of the Company will not be able to change such ordinary shares into new ADRs. From 9 August 2011 on, the ADRs representing ordinary shares of the Company may be freely changed into ordinary shares again and vice versa.
Rio de Janeiro (RJ), 2 August 2011.
TIM PARTICIPAÇÕES S.A.
CFO and Investors` Relations Officer