OSLO, NORWAY and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Oct. 17, 2006) - Nordic communications provider Trigcom and global wireless innovator Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced the launch of BlackBerry to customers in Norway. Trigcom is the first carrier to introduce the BlackBerry wireless platform in Norway.

TrigCom will initially offer BlackBerry service on the BlackBerry 8700g handset, providing support for email, phone, text messaging, Internet, organizer and corporate data applications. The BlackBerry 8700g will operate on Trigcom's GSM/GPRS and EDGE networks.