Vodafone, RIM launch UMTS-enabled Blackberry

27 Jun 2006

Vodafone Ireland and Research In Motion (RIM) have launched the BlackBerry 8707v UMTS-enabled handset for business and individual customers in Ireland. The device supports e-mail, phone, text messaging, internet, organiser and corporate data applications, and can also be used as a ‘tethered’ modem to enable users to access the internet from their laptop. According to RIM, the BlackBerry 8707v functions on 2100MHz UMTS networks, and also supports 850/900/1800/1900MHz GSM/GPRS (quad band) networks.

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