MTN Rwanda is the first mobile operator to offer the BlackBerry solution in Rwanda
MTN Rwanda and Research-In-Motion (RIM) have announced the launch of the BlackBerry solution in Rwanda.
The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow easy wireless access to email, phone, calendar, web, multimedia and other mobile business and lifestyle applications.
This means that MTN customers in Rwanda will now be able to enjoy the freedom and productivity benefits of using a BlackBerry smartphone to stay connected to people and information on the go.
“We are very excited to offer our customers in Rwanda the BlackBerry solution for their communication needs, which can greatly enhance their productivity,” says Themba Khumalo, CEO of MTN Rwanda.
MTN Rwanda is the first mobile operator to offer the BlackBerry solution in Rwanda.
“We are pleased to expand our partnership with MTN and to offer Rwandans access to the industry-leading BlackBerry solution. Millions of people around the world have chosen BlackBerry smartphones in order to stay connected to the people and information that matter most to them, and we believe the BlackBerry solution will be very popular with MTN customers in Rwanda,” said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, RIM.
At launch, MTN Rwanda will offer customers the BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8320 smartphones.
The BlackBerry Bold smartphone is designed to give business professionals and power users unprecedented functionality and performance in an intuitive BlackBerry smartphone.
It support tri-band HSDPA high-speed networks around the world and comes with integrated GPS and Wi-Fi, as well as a rich set of multimedia capabilities.
The BlackBerry Curve 8320 is a great choice for users who want the exceptional power of a BlackBerry smartphone with advanced multimedia capabilities and Wi-Fi connectivity in a compact design.
It is packed with incredible features, including premium phone functionality, powerful email and messaging capabilities, web browsing, a camera, a multi-media player and an expandable memory card slot, and also offers the renowned ease-of-use that has helped make BlackBerry smartphones popular around the world.
MTN Rwanda will offer the BlackBerry Enterprise Server software, which is targeted specifically for organisations that manage their own email servers.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server tightly integrates with IBM Lotus Domino, Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWise and uses advanced encryption and IT policy controls to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other corporate data.
Individuals and smaller businesses in Rwanda can connect using BlackBerry Internet Service, which provides users with access to up to ten supported corporate and personal email accounts (including most popular ISP email accounts such as Yahoo! Mail and Google Mail) from a single device.