Entel PCS and RIM Introduce the EDGE-enabled BlackBerry 8700g to Mobile Professionals in Chile
Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Entel PCS today launched the BlackBerry® 8700g™ wireless handheld in Chile. Chileans are the first customers in South America to experience the re-engineered, faster BlackBerry 8700g on Entel’s high-speed EDGE network.
The BlackBerry 8700g features a bright, landscape QVGA (320 x 240) LCD screen that supports more than 65,000 colors and delivers exceptionally vivid graphics. The BlackBerry 8700g automatically adjusts both the LCD and keyboard lighting to optimal levels in outdoor, indoor and dark environments.
With a powerful Intel processor, 64 MB flash memory, 16 MB SDRAM and an optimized device platform, the BlackBerry 8700g offers faster web browsing, attachment viewing and application performance.
In addition to leading wireless email and wireless data features, the quad-band BlackBerry 8700g incorporates premium phone features such as dedicated ‘send’ ‘end’ and ‘mute’ phone keys, smart dialing, conference calling, speed dial, call forwarding, speakerphone and Bluetooth® support for hands-free use with car kits and headsets.
For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server™ software tightly integrates with Microsoft® Exchange, IBM Lotus® Domino™ and Novell GroupWise® and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other corporate data.
For individuals and smaller businesses, BlackBerry Internet Service™ allows users to access up to ten corporate and/or personal email accounts (including Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino and most popular ISP email accounts) from a single device.
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Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or www.blackberry.com.
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