BlackBerry Bold introduced by Telefonica in El Salvador

Telefonica will incorporate the BlackBerry Bold, which has new applications as well as the options of expanding its memory up to 4 gigabytes.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

This product will mainly be offered to the corporate clients/sector and independent professionals who are the most likely to find the BlackBerry useful in their daily lives, according to Ricardo Calderón, sales manager for big clients at Telefonica.
Calderon calculates that 30% of the client portfolio for the corporate segment have a BlackBerry, hence the reason for this business strategy targeting this market niche.

The Blackberry Bold will only be available under the postpaid plan.

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Digicel Introduces BlackBerry Bold in Honduras

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BlackBerry Bold is now available in Honduras through Digicel’s corporate plans.

The device handles high-speed data networks, and features GPS, Wi-Fi, 3.2 MP camera and high resolution display.

Adda Molina, Digicel Marketing Director said: “This smartphone will assist our clients in their professional and business lives, by combining design and performance”.

BlackBerry Will Open 9 Stores in Panama

September 2009

Six new stores in different shopping malls of the country will be opened, in addition to three inaugurated in August.

The stores are exclusively focused on selling BlackBerry accessories, applications and terminals.

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BlackBerry seeks greater participation in Guatemalan market

October 2008

Canadian brand BlackBerry is looking to increase its participation in Guatemala, in the segment of "Professional" individual users.

Oscar Castellano, director of business affairs for Research In Motion Limited (RIM), the distributor of the device, said that last quarter they sold 2.6 million units worldwide, of which 1.6 million were acquired by professionals and the rest by the corporate (business) segment.

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