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China Mobile Launches New BlackBerry IM & Email Service Plan


Monthly fee HK$68 for unlimited access to email and Instant Messaging, the most affordable entry-level option in the market

Hong Kong - China Mobile Hong Kong today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry® IM & Email Service Plan. Presenting the most affordable entry-level option in the market, the new service plan enables customers to stay connected with unlimited email and Instant Messaging (IM) for a monthly fee of HK$68#.

Enjoy Unlimited Instant Messaging and Email
The new BlackBerry IM & Email Service Plan offered by China Mobile Hong Kong will provide customers with unlimited access to email and Instant Messaging services* including Windows Live™ Messenger, Google Talk™ and BlackBerry® Messenger. With the new offering, BlackBerry® smartphone users can easily stay connect with colleagues, family and friends anywhere, anytime.

“The new HK$68 BlackBerry IM & Email Service Plan will cater to the broad base of individuals and enterprise customers who want the benefits and value of being connected on email and IM, with an inexpensive option,” said Mr. Willie Wong, Director & Vice President of China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited.

“We are pleased to collaborate with China Mobile Hong Kong to launch this exciting BlackBerry service plan. The BlackBerry solution is renowned for its industry leading messaging capabilities and this new plan now makes it more affordable than ever,” said Norm Lo, Vice President of Asia Pacific, Research In Motion.

New subscribers who sign up the BlackBerry IM & Email Service Plan with a designated monthly voice plan can enjoy a rebate of up to HK$2,400** towards the purchase of a BlackBerry smartphone. New customers who only subscribe to a BlackBerry service plan can enjoy a 12-month installment offer.

# Customers are required to pay an additional HK$12 per month for MTR/Tunnels/Mobile Services License Fee.
* Service plan does not include Web browsing or roaming data.
** The amount of rebate is subject to the BS or BM service plan subscribed. Customers are required to sign up for a contract period of 12 or 24 months. Subject to Fair Usage Policy, “Unlimited email usage” has an upper limit of 50MB local email data per month.

“BlackBerry Smartphones Lucky Draw”
From now until 14 January, 2010, visit and participate in the “BlackBerry Smartphones Lucky Draw”. Submit your email address and mobile phone number for a chance to win a BlackBerry smartphone with a six-month BlackBerry IM & Email Service Plan. Five winners will be drawn each week up to a total of 20 winners.

The new BlackBerry Curve 8520 is now available for only HK$2480
In addition to the launch of the new BlackBerry IM & Email Service Plan, China Mobile Hong Kong is introducing the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 8520 smartphone to its customers.

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a quad-band EDGE-enabled smartphone with built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth connectivity, supporting advanced phone, email, messaging (SMS, MMS, IM), organizer, and Internet access. It features a full QWERTY keyboard and comes with a new touch-sensitive trackpad that makes typing messages and navigation quick and easy.

The smartphone comes with a 2 megapixel camera with zoom and video recording and is the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature dedicated media keys, which are conveniently integrated along the top of the handset to give users a simple and convenient way to control their music and videos.
The stylish BlackBerry Curve 8520 is available for only HK$2480.

For enquiries, please call China Mobile Hong Kong’s 24-hour Customer Care Hotline at 2945 8888, visit or visit any China Mobile Hong Kong Customer Care Centre or Shop in person.


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