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Cingular Gets Personal with BlackBerry

Monty Solomon (
Thu, 8 Jun 2006 22:34:23 -0400

Wireless E-mail Leader Introduces Consumer-Friendly Offering With New
BlackBerry 7130c, Service Plans

ATLANTA and WATERLOO, Ontario, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cingular
Wireless and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today
unveiled the new BlackBerry(R) 7130c(TM) and service offering that
brings the power of BlackBerry to on-the-go individuals at consumer
friendly prices.

The new BlackBerry Personal Plan from Cingular offers customers direct
and easy access to their Internet e-mail accounts for as low as $29.99
per month. The plan is designed solely for use with the newly
enhanced BlackBerry Internet Service(TM) (note: this plan excludes
access to BlackBerry Enterprise Server(TM)). In addition, customers
can select the new, EDGE-enabled BlackBerry 7130c handset for as low
as $199.99. The solution, which will be available beginning next week
in Cingular retail stores, is ideal for on-the- go consumers such as
young professionals who need to stay in touch and parents who spend
their days juggling work and family activities.


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