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SK Telecom bringing BlackBerrys to South Korea

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BlackBerry Bold

It’s been awhile since we’ve talked about South Korea on BlackBerry Cool, and for good reason, as RIM had been facing resistance in South Korea due to public perception and issues with software standards. Today we have some great news for our South Korean brethren: SK Telecom and RIM have jointly announced that the BlackBerry Bold 9000 will launch on December 29th for corporate customers (no plans have yet been finalized for consumers).

New members of the BlackBerry Nation can read our exhaustive BlackBerry Bold review below, or find more information on what was preventing BlackBerrys from coming to South Korea after the jump.

The Ultimate BlackBerry Bold Review (with full device Specs)

Why no BlackBerrys in South Korea?

BlackBerry Bold launches in Thailand

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BlackBerry Bold

AIS and Research In Motion jointly today announced the launch of the BlackBerry Bold in Thailand today. From the sound of it, they’re pretty excited:

“The BlackBerry Bold exudes quality in everything, from its localized keyboard and stunning display to its premium phone performance and breadth of functionality,” said Mr.Somchai Lertsuttiwong, Executive Vice President – Marketing, AIS. “It provides an outstanding mobile communications and multimedia experience and we are pleased to launch the BlackBerry Bold smartphone with RIM in Thailand.”

AIS is pricing the BlackBerry Bold at 32,900 Baht. For more information, head to www.ais.co.th. Make sure to also check out our thorough BlackBerry Bold review below.

The Ultimate BlackBerry Bold Review (with full device specs)