BlackBerry arrives in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE) announced yesterday that it will be available to the public in the second week of October.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Research In Motion (RIM), global distributor of the device, also took part in the announcement. The models that will be sold in the country are BlackBerry Peral 8120 and BlackBerry Curve 8320.

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

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