BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900 now on Tata DOCOMO
Mumbai: Tata Teleservices' (Maharashtra) (TTML’s) GSM mobile service, Tata DOCOMO and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry solution on Tata DOCOMO. Tata DOCOMO will offer the BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphones to its customers.
BlackBerry smartphones and services provide customers with easy wireless access to e-mail, phone, calendar, internet browsing and multimedia applications, as well as access to thousands of mobile business and lifestyle applications.
Announcing the launch of the BlackBerry solution for Tata DOCOMO customers, Abdul Khan, head Tata DOCOMO marketing and advisor to MD, Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra), said: “When we launched our GSM services in our two circles, we had promised our subscribers that we would bring to them the best products and services. Living up to that brand promise, we are launching two powerful BlackBerry smartphones for our customers. Indian telecom users will also have the option to connect any authorised BlackBerry smartphone available in the market and subscribe to a Tata DOCOMO data plan.”
“The BlackBerry smartphones, together with Tata DOCOMO offerings, will appeal to a broad spectrum of retail and business customers who want an exceptional mobile experience with e-mail, messaging, social networking, mobile internet, music and entertainment,” Mr Khan added.
Frenny Bawa, vice president, Research In Motion India, said, “We are very pleased to introduce the BlackBerry solution on the recently launched Tata DOCOMO GSM network. The BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphones each deliver a powerful mix of communications, connectivity and multimedia features that will suit the needs of Indian customers.”
To further enhance the power of choice, Tata DOCOMO has offered two flexible plans for BlackBerry data service — Do 299 and Do 899. The Do 299 plan covers unlimited data usage for e-mail and instant messaging, while the Do 899 plan includes unlimited data usage for internet, e-mail and instant messaging access. Voice plans will need to be subscribed to separately.
The BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smart phones
The performance-driven BlackBerry Bold is a full-QWERTY smartphone that is crafted from premium materials and features a luxurious black exterior, satin chrome-finished frame and leatherette back-plate. It supports enterprise-grade Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) networks and includes built-in GPS. It also supports tri-band HSDPA high-speed networks around the world. The BlackBerry Bold comes with a stunning HVGA screen and rich multimedia features, making it an exceptional smartphone for both business and personal use.
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smart phone features a stylish, compact design and offers a wide range of popular features and an easy-to-use full-QWERTY keyboard. It features built-in GPS and supports location-based services. It also allows easy access to social networking sites and has built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g), making it easier to stay connected to family, friends and colleagues. In addition, the handset’s advanced multimedia capabilities include a 3.2-megapixel camera with image stabilisation, zoom, flash and the ability to record video*, a media player, a 3.5-mm stereo headset jack and headset, and a microSD/SDHC memory card slot.
*Video recording requires a microSD card, which may be sold separately.