BSNL Unveils Blackberry Services In India

BSNL Unveils Blackberry Services In IndiaBharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), India's No. 1 telecommunications company, and Research In Motion (RIM), a leader in providing wireless solutions for the global mobile communications market, have made announcement about the launching of BlackBerry services in the Indian market.

BSNL clients can now make the most of this new service, which helps them stay connected with their near and dear ones while on the move.

Mr. Kuldeep Goyal, CMD BSNL at Chandigarh, stated that said that the BlackBerry services will augment the company’s existence in the Indian mobile market.

“The BlackBerry solution and services has strategically expanded our gamut of services to our customers. The collaboration with RIM positions BSNL as the leading telecom service provider in India, offering efficient and quality driven mobile communications, such as the BlackBerry platform, thus meeting the telecommunication requirements of corporate executives and business professionals,” Mr. Goyal added.

BSNL said that three blackberry mobile phones including Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve 8310 and Blackberry 8700 were available in the market.

The phones, which are available within a price range of Rs 14,499 to Rs 34,399, support tri-band HSDPA high speed network and will lets users to take utmost advantage of the 3G services.

At present, BSNL offers its service to around 72 million people across the country.

With the launching of BlackBerry services, BSNL has joined the league of four telecom players including Reliance Communications, Airtel, Vodafone and Tata Teleservices.

The pricing and availability details of the service have not been disclosed yet.

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