Blackberry arrives in Oman

18 Dec 2007

Oman Mobile, the wireless arm of incumbent telco Omantel, and handset developer Research In Motion (RIM), have jointly announced the launch of the BlackBerry device in the sultanate with Emitac Mobile Solutions, a partner of RIM in the Middle East. Oman Mobile’s corporate customers will now be able to enjoy features such as wireless access to e-mail, phone, text messaging, internet access, personal organiser and other mobile data applications on a single handset. In addition, Oman Mobile is offering the ‘BlackBerry Internet Service’ for individuals and smaller businesses, enabling users to access up to ten personal email accounts (including most webmail accounts) from their Blackberry device. Models immediately available include the BlackBerry 8800, the BlackBerry 8700g and the BlackBerry Pearl.