Smart Communications, Inc. and Research In Motion (RIM), recently announced plans to launch the BlackBerry(r) Storm(tm), the world’s first “clickable” touch-screen smartphone, in the Philippines.
Nerisse Ramos, First Vice President and Head, Corporate Business Group (CBG) said, “SMART’s dedication to innovation through emerging technologies is evident with our launch of the BlackBerry Storm. This is also made very clear through our aggressive deployment and expansion of our HSPA network across the country, making the BlackBerry Storm a perfect tool for both business and personal use running on SMART’s HSPA network gives BlackBerry Storm smartphone customers a fast and powerful experience .”
Kat Luna-Abelarde, Vice President and Head, Small and Medium Enterprise Group (SMEG) added: “The BlackBerry platform has been widely deployed by corporate customers in country. We also see a growing demand for BlackBerry smartphones among small businesses and individual customers. SMART has developed a series of applications, such as sales force automation, customer relationship management and credit investigation, which have made it easier for businesses of all sizes to manage their day-to-day operations via BlackBerry smartphones.”
Adele Beachley, Regional Director, RIM Asia Pacific commented, “The BlackBerry Storm smartphone, with its innovative SurePress touch-screen, offers a unique user experience. Its chic design and rich communications and multimedia features combine to offer an excellent choice to customers who are looking for a powerful, fun and fashionable smartphone. We are very pleased to launch the BlackBerry Storm in the Philippines with Smart Communications.”
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