3 Hong Kong and RIM Introduce BlackBerry Built-In for the Siemens SK65 Handset

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Siemens Sk65HONG KONG & WATERLOO, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 13, 2005–3 Hong Kong has introduced the Siemens SK65 handset with BlackBerry Built-In(TM) technology developed by Research In Motion (RIM) (TSX:RIM – News; NASDAQ:RIMM – News). The Siemens SK65 features BlackBerry Email(TM), BlackBerry Calendar(TM) and BlackBerry Browser(TM) applications.

3 Hong Kong’s customers will be able to benefit from a full BlackBerry® experience with ‘always-on’, push-based access to email and calendar on the stylish Siemens SK65. The Siemens SK65 will be able to connect to BlackBerry services via both BlackBerry Enterprise Server(TM) and BlackBerry Internet Service(TM).


Ideal for mobile professionals, the Siemens SK65 features a large color screen, a full-size keyboard (37 illuminated keys) which is revealed by twisting open the phone, up to 25 MB internal storage space free for managing large amounts of data, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and tri-band functionality.

For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly integrates with Microsoft® Exchange and IBM Lotus® Domino(TM) and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based, end-to-end, wireless access to email and other corporate data.

For individuals and smaller businesses, BlackBerry Internet Service(TM) allows users to access up to ten corporate and/or personal email accounts (including Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino, and many popular ISP email accounts) from a single device.

About Research In Motion (RIM)

Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld(TM) product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq: RIMM – News) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM – News). For more information, visit www.rim.com or www.blackberry.com.

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