Vodafone trumpets December launch of new BlackBerry terminal

4 Nov 2003

Vodafone has said it will begin offering a new range of services based on the BlackBerry wireless standard to both corporate and residential customers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and the UK next month. The operator will launch a customised BlackBerry 7230 device with a Vodafone interface which was developed in conjunction with Research In Motion. Previous incarnations of the BlackBerry terminal could only to be used in conjunction with a corporate Microsoft Exchange Server, but the new device is able to support individual email accounts based on POP3 technology.