We hereby communicate to Shareholders that by resolution of the Annual/Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on April 11th, 2011, the Company will begin, on June 10th, 2011, the payment of dividends relative to fiscal year 2010 to be distributed both for ordinary and preferred shares. Therewith, the date to identify the shareholders that will have dividends rights was established as being April 11th, 2011. The shares purchased from April 12th, 2011 shall not be entitled to dividend rights.
1 – DIVIDENDS PER SHARES:
2 – FORM OF PAYMENT (BOOK-ENTRY SHARES):
Value per share
For shareholders with shares held in trust custody (CBLC - Companhia Brasileira de Liquidação e Custódia), payment is made directly through the BM&FBOVESPA S.A. – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros, and than transferred to shareholders through the custody agents;
Credit to the bank account designated by the shareholder; and
Dividends paid through the bank branches of Banco Bradesco S.A., for those not falling within one of the above mentioned alternatives;
3 - GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
To qualify to receive dividends, shareholders must present, if individuals, their CPF taxpayer card and personal identification document; if legal entities, shareholders must present the CNPJ corporate taxpayer card, articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes of the shareholders' meeting that elected the current officers and the CPF personal taxpayer card and personal identification document of the company's legal representatives, and when the company is represented by proxy, the respective power of attorney instrument, duly registered, that specifies the power to receive dividends.
4- SHAREHOLDER SERVICES LOCATIONS:
At any bank branches of Banco Bradesco S.A.;
Additional clarifications may be obtained at Banco Bradesco S.A. e-mail address: email@example.com.
Pursuant to Article 287, Item II, Letter "a" of Law 6,404/76 (Brazilian Corporation Law), the right to receive dividends expires in 3 (three) years from the date on which the dividends are made available to shareholders, and under Article 206, Paragraph 3, Item II of Brazil's Civil Code, the option to make interest, dividend or supplementary payments expires in 3 (three) years.
Rio de Janeiro, April 11th, 2011.
Chief Financial and Investors Relations Officer
TIM Participações S.A.