Ncell, EMS and RIM introduce BlackBerry solution in Nepal

by CXOtoday Staff    Aug 20, 2010

BlackBerryncellemitacNcell, Emitac Mobile Solutions (EMS) and Research In Motion (RIM) have come together to launch the BlackBerry solution in Nepal. The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow wireless access to e-mail, phone, calendar, web, multimedia and other business and lifestyle applications. Ncell customers in Nepal will now be able to use BlackBerry smartphones to stay connected to people and have access to information on the go.

According to RIM, Ncell will be the first service provider to introduce the BlackBerry solution in Nepal and EMS will assist Ncell in launching, delivering, supporting and selling the BlackBerry solution to its customers. Together, EMS and Ncell will address the market by delivering a suite of BlackBerry products and services for Ncell’s business and individual customers.

“With the BlackBerry solution, we are taking our customers to a higher level of mobility for both work and play. BlackBerry smartphone subscribers at Ncell will benefit from accessing their e-mail accounts anywhere within the reach of Ncell’s mobile network which already covers approximately 65 percent of Nepal’s population,” said Pasi Koistinen, CEO of Ncell.

“This launch is another milestone in the region for Emitac Mobile Solutions to reinforce our ability to leverage our strong BlackBerry solution expertise and regional presence. As a result of our seamless cooperation, Ncell has been able to launch the service faster than expected meeting the market demand right from the beginning,” said Babar Khan, CEO of Emitac Mobile Solutions.

Ncell is offering BlackBerry Enterprise Server for corporate customers and BlackBerry Internet Service for smaller businesses and individual users. At launch, Ncell will offer the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone to its customers.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server is designed for organizations that manage their own email servers. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server software integrates with IBM Lotus Domino, Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWise and provides advanced security and IT policy controls to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other corporate data.

BlackBerry Internet Service allows customers to access up to 10 supported corporate and personal email accounts, including most popular ISP and web-based e-mail accounts such as Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and Google Mail, from a BlackBerry smartphone.