The VimpelCom Group (NYSE: VIP) (Beeline brand) and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® 8800 smartphone for corporate Beeline subscribers in Russia.
“The BlackBerry 8800, featuring a stylish design and full QWERTY keyboard with English-Russian support, is a highly anticipated smartphone for our enterprise customers. Beeline is pleased to expand the range of BlackBerry smartphones in response to the needs of Russian business users,” said Kent McNeley, Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of VimpelCom.
The sleek and elegant BlackBerry 8800 smartphone is a powerful communications tool that includes premium phone features and advanced email and messaging capabilities. It also includes a full-featured Internet browser, organizer and media player …