Aircel to launch BlackBerry services in India

Telecom operator Aircel today announced that it has partnered with Canada`s Research In Motion (RIM) to launch BlackBerry services for its customers in the country.

Updated: Sep 16, 2009, 20:58 PM IST

New Delhi: Telecom operator Aircel today
announced that it has partnered with Canada`s Research In
Motion (RIM) to launch BlackBerry services for its customers
in the country.

Aircel will leverage its local presence and Redington`s
retail distribution channel to offer BlackBerry services to
the customers in major cities across India, the company said
in a statement.

The services would be available in Mumbai, Delhi,
Kolkata, Chennai and in rest of Tamil Nadu apart from Andhra
Pradesh and Karnataka.

"We have gained significant momentum in expanding our
operations in India and the launch of the BlackBerry solution
is of strategic importance for the company`s growth," Aircel
Chief Operating Officer Gurdeep Singh said.

He said the company would introduce a wide range of
BlackBerry smart phones on the Aircel network.

Bureau Report