Telenor and RIM Launch the BlackBerry Solution in Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark and Waterloo, ON. Canada - Telenor and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® solution in Denmark. The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow easy wireless access to email, phone, calendar, web, multimedia and other business and lifestyle applications. Telenor customers in Denmark will now be able to enjoy the freedom and productivity benefits of using BlackBerry® smartphones to stay connected to people and information on the go.
“There has been a great pent up demand for the BlackBerry solution among our customers in Denmark and we are happy to announce our cooperation with RIM. The launch will take place today in parallel with our name change from Sonofon and Cybercity to Telenor. We see the launch of the BlackBerry solution as a great way of celebrating this occasion. Furthermore, we expect this offering to underscore and extend our commitment to the Nordic market as we now provide the BlackBerry solution in Sweden, Norway and Denmark,” says Henrik Skov, Vice President sales, Telenor.
Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing at RIM added, “We are very pleased to work with Telenor to introduce the BlackBerry solution to their customers in Denmark. BlackBerry smartphones are the right choice for business people and consumers who want to make the most of their time and who wish to stay connected to colleagues, friends and family while on the move.”
At launch, Telenor will offer the BlackBerry® Bold™ and BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8110 smartphones. The BlackBerry Bold smartphone is a communications and multimedia powerhouse with a full QWERTY keyboard and extensive feature set. The BlackBerry Pearl 8110 is a great choice for users who want the power of a BlackBerry smartphone together with advanced multimedia capabilities in an incredibly small and stylish handset.
Telenor is offering BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for corporate customers and BlackBerry® Internet Service for smaller businesses and individual users:
BlackBerry Enterprise Server is designed for organisations that manage their own email servers. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly integrates with IBM® Lotus® Domino®, Microsoft® Exchange and Novell® GroupWise® and uses advanced encryption and IT policy controls to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other corporate data.
BlackBerry Internet Service is designed for smaller businesses and individuals. It allows customers to access up to 10 supported corporate and personal email accounts (including most popular ISP email accounts such as, Yahoo! Mail and Google Mail) from a single device.
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