Airtel, Indias leading mobile services provider, and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) announced plans to launch the BlackBerry 7130ghandset in India later this month.

We have always believed in bringing more choices to suit our customers’ requirements. This quad-band EDGE-enabled BlackBerry 7130g will undoubtedly appeal to Airtels customers who seek a more phone-centric device that brings the BlackBerry advantage, Sanjay Kapoor, Joint President, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel Limited said.

The new BlackBerry 7130g is an exciting addition to the BlackBerry portfolio in India, said Norm Lo, Vice President of Asia Pacific at RIM. Together with the comprehensive and powerful BlackBerry platform, the BlackBerry 7130g delivers an all-in-one solution with a unique user experience.

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BlackBerry 7130g, Airtell