YEREVAN–Orange Armenia and Research In Motion have teamed to offer the BlackBerry in Armenia, bringing together Blackberry smartphones and software and services to allow wireless access to e-mail, phone, calendar, Web, multimedia and other business and lifestyle applications.
With this launch, RIM says Orange customers will be able to enjoy the freedom and productivity benefits of using BlackBerry smartphones to stay connected to people and information while on the go.
“We are delighted to offer the BlackBerry solution to give our customers new possibilities of mobile freedom and efficiency in both their business and personal lives,” said Bruno Duthoit, CEO of Orange Armenia. “This is another step to making a difference for them with mobile technology that can enrich their experience.”
“It is with great pleasure that RIM has worked with Orange to introduce the BlackBerry solution to customers in Armenia,” said Mark Guibert, VP of Corporate Marketing at RIM. “BlackBerry smartphones are the right choice for people who want to stay connected to colleagues, friends and family, as well as have easy mobile access to a growing range of business and personal content.”
At launch, Orange will be offering subscribers the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone. The Bold 9700, according to RIM, offers top-of-the-line performance, functionality and features with support for 3G HSDPA networks around the world, a next-generation (624 MHz) processor, 256 MB Flash memory, built-in GPS and Wi-Fi, a 3.2MP camera and a sharp, dazzling display. Cutting-edge engineering and premium finishes extend to the exterior of the handset as well, with a smoothly integrated optical trackpad and a highly tactile, distinctive, fretted keyboard. The dark chrome frame and leatherette back add to the smartphone’s sleek and elegant look, while the narrow profile, balanced weight and soft-touch sides allow it to feel incredibly comfortable in one hand.
Orange is offering BlackBerry services for corporate customers, small businesses and individual users.