MTN Uganda and Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless technology have launched the easy to use BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone in Uganda.

"The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, and software services to allow easy access to email, phone, calendar, web, multimedia and corporate data applications on the go," said the MTN CEO Noel Meier.

"We believe that the introduction of the BlackBerry solution will greatly supplement MTN's cutting edge technology and innovativeness and will help serve MTN's commitment to deliver the best solutions to our customers."

He added that people would no longer need to be worried about being away from the office or their computers because they can now keep in touch with business or their personal communications through the real time connectivity provided by the BlackBerry solution.

"The BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone offers powerful communications and productivity capabilities, as well as an advanced multimedia suite that allows users to watch videos, capture and share pictures and listen to music. RIM is delighted to be working with MTN to offer the BlackBerry solution in Uganda," said RIM Vice President and Managing Director, Charmaine Eggberry.

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