KT Powertel, a nationwide carrier providing an integrated network for PTT (Push-To-Talk) and voice calls, and Research In Motion today introduced BlackBerry for the first time in Korea. KT Powertel is launching the BlackBerry 7100iTM together with BlackBerry Enterprise ServerTM for its corporate customers.

KT Powertel is proud to be first to launch BlackBerry in Korea with RIM. BlackBerry is trusted by business and government organizations worldwide for its push-based, secure, manageable and scalable architecture. KT Powertels customers will join over 5 million BlackBerry users who enjoy the productivity and connectivity benefits of BlackBerry, said Kim Woosik, CEO of KT Powertel. BlackBerry is a strong addition to our offering of total business communications solutions. KT Powertel will address the mobility needs of the corporate market in Korea by providing the world-leading BlackBerry communications platform leveraging KT Powertels PTT network.

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BlackBerry 7100i, KT Powertel