Comments on: SingTel First to Offer BlackBerry Connect

SingTel, Palm, and Research In Motion today announced the first availability of BlackBerry Connect for the Palm Treo 650 smartphone. With BlackBerry Connect, SingTel customers now have a wider choice of devices that support the robust and secure BlackBerry services and a wider choice of wireless email solutions that support the Palm Treo 650.
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where can we download this??

cyman777 @ 4/12/2006 1:26:11 PM # Q
Thought Palm was going to release this for download?!!!!

I am going through hell with my BB, want to use my Treo again so bring it on guys!!!


RE: where can we download this??
just_little_me @ 4/12/2006 6:32:01 PM # Q
It's only approved for use on the SingTel network - so you can only get it throug SingTel. If you live in Singapore contact your account rep.


JLM.

RE: where can we download this??
philpalm @ 4/13/2006 12:27:40 AM # Q
"Sprint Nextel Corp., the nation's third-largest operator, plans to roll out BlackBerry Connect on Palm OS devices next year,(in 2005 they announced) Eric Martin, manager of business device marketing, said in an interview at CTIA. The company is responding to customer requests, he said. Sprint currently offers Palm Inc. Treo handhelds running Palm OS.

"Not everyone is sold on the legacy RIM form factor," Martin said."

My take on this is at least it isn't vaporware.

RE: where can we download this??
just_little_me @ 4/13/2006 8:11:08 AM # Q
If you want your carrier to offer it talk to them - as it's the carriers who drive this... if carrier X doesn't want it (or more to the point thinks its customers don't want it) then they won't offer it.

Very interesting that the US carriers would leave this "first in the world" to Singapore... not exactly the largest market in the world...


JLM.

RE: where can we download this??
Simony @ 4/19/2006 10:54:46 PM # Q
Thank goodness this isn't just vaporware, after all. Can't wait for it to be available in my neck of the woods. Our IT people have promised me that they will support this through our BB server!!! (They refuse to support anything else for mobile access to corporate email.)

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