Proximus and Research In Motion today announced the launch of the BlackBerry 8707vTM for corporate and individual users in Belgium. The BlackBerry 8707v integrates proven BlackBerry functionality including support for push email, phone, text messaging, browser, organizer and corporate data applications and is exclusively available in Belgium on the Proximus network. Leveraging the power of the Proximus UMTS network, the BlackBerry 8707v also offers increased flexibility by enabling users to send and receive emails, browse the Internet or use other mobile data applications while simultaneously making a phone call.

The BlackBerry 8707v is the perfect handset for users who want an unrivalled mobile experience using phone, email, browsing and business applications, on the go, said Fred de Braey, Director Business Mobile Division at Proximus. We are proud to be working with RIM to launch the new BlackBerry 8707v to customers in Belgium.