Waynesboro, VA â€? Waterloo, ON - NTELOS Wireless (Nasdaq: NTLS) and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the availability of BlackBerry® on the NTELOS network. NTELOS today introduced the BlackBerry 7250™ with support for both BlackBerry Enterprise Server™ and BlackBerry Internet Service™.
According to Frank Guido, NTELOS vice president of wireless sales and marketing, launching BlackBerry is a direct response to customer needs and evidence of NTELOS? ongoing commitment to customer service. ?BlackBerry offers a powerful combination of voice, email and data capabilities and these services are becoming more and more essential to our everyday lives. Ultimately, our BlackBerry launch continues our promise to be the best value in wireless.?
Mark Guibert, vice president of corporate marketing at RIM said, ?BlackBerry is a proven and popular wireless solution that supports the mobile lifestyle by delivering an unparalleled experience for email, phone, organizer, Internet and corporate data applications. We?re pleased to be working together to expand the availability of BlackBerry to NTELOS? customers.?
The BlackBerry 7250 combines support for wireless email, phone, text messaging, organizer, Internet and corporate data applications in a single device, allowing users to stay connected and productive while on the go. The BlackBerry 7250 offers a high-quality phone experience and includes Bluetooth® support for hands-free use with a wireless headset or car kit. In addition, the BlackBerry 7250 features a large, high resolution, back-lit color screen that supports over 65,000 colors and an optimized QWERTY keyboard for easy dialing and typing.
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 e-mail and other corporate data.
For individuals and smaller businesses, BlackBerry Internet Service™ allows users to access up to 10 corporate and personal e-mail accounts (including Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino and most popular ISP email accounts) from a single device.
The NTELOS network extends from Virginia to West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, providing customers with the best possible wireless solutions and offering a host of technologies and features for individual and business needs.