|BlackBerry set to arrive on the Sprint PCS Network|
Posted: 16-Aug-2004 [Source: Sprint PCS]
[BlackBerry's wireless email solution to be available to Sprint PCS business customers later this year on select handheld devices.]
Overland Park, Kan. and Waterloo, Ontario -- Sprint and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced plans to offer BlackBerry(R) to Sprint business customers later this year. Under terms of the agreement, the wireless email solution will be available on select handheld devices certified to operate on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS network.
BlackBerry is an award-winning platform that supports wireless access to a wide range of information and communications through email, phone, corporate data, SMS, calendar, corporate contacts and Internet applications. The availability of BlackBerry will further enhance the comprehensive portfolio of wireless email and mobility solutions Sprint currently offers to help business customers meet their communication needs and enhance productivity.
"Sprint recognizes that the BlackBerry solution has a strong following with many enterprise customers, including government, financial and legal services," said Tim Donahue, vice president - Enterprise Marketing, Sprint Business Solutions.
For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly integrates with Microsoft(R) Exchange or IBM Lotus(R) Domino(TM) (Novell GroupWise support is expected later this year) and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based, wireless access to email and other corporate data.
Further details regarding availability and pricing will be announced at a later date.
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