SmarTone-Vodafone and RIM Launch the BlackBerry 8707v
HONG KONG, CHINA and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(June 16, 2006) - SmarTone-Vodafone, Hong Kong's leading mobile services company, and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, today launched the new BlackBerry(R) 8707v(TM).


Vodafone Netherlands and RIM Launch the BlackBerry 8707v
MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(June 16, 2006) - Vodafone and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry(R) 8707v(TM) in the Netherlands. The UMTS-enabled BlackBerry 8707v allows customers to make voice calls and simultaneously send or receive emails, browse the Internet or use other applications. The BlackBerry 8707v can also be used as a wireless modem for laptops, offering mobile users more choice for how they stay connected to the Internet. The BlackBerry 8707v is available in the Netherlands exclusively from Vodafone.

LUXGSM and RIM Launch the UMTS-enabled BlackBerry 8707v
LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(June 16, 2006) - LUXGSM and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced the launch of the UMTS-enabled BlackBerry(R) 8707v(TM) for mobile professionals in Luxembourg.