|Alltel Launches BlackBerry For Mobile Professionals|
Posted: 14-Apr-2005 [Source: Alltel]
[Alltel begins offering the Java-based BlackBerry 7250 operating on their CDMA 1X network along with the BlackBerry Enterpsie Server and BlackBerry Internet Service.]
Waterloo, ON & Little Rock, AR -- ALLTEL and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the availability of the BlackBerry 7250 Wireless Handheld(TM), BlackBerry Enterprise Server(TM) and BlackBerry Internet Service(TM). BlackBerry(R), developed and manufactured by Research In Motion, operates on ALLTEL's CDMA 1X digital wireless network.
The Java-based BlackBerry 7250(TM) combines phone, email, text messaging, organizer, web and corporate data applications in a single, integrated handheld device. The BlackBerry 7250 also features Bluetooth support for hands-free use with a headset or car kit, a bright full-color screen and 32MB of flash memory.
The BlackBerry 7250 is now available through ALLTEL's wireless business channel in select markets for $299.99 with a two-year contract or $359.99 with a one-year contract. ALLTEL expects to begin offering BlackBerry in its retail stores this summer.
Customers who add a postpaid voice calling plan when purchasing the BlackBerry 7250 will receive unlimited data service for $44.99 per month. Customers who choose unlimited data-only service with the BlackBerry 7250 will pay $49.99 per month.
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