BlackBerry Storms Switzerland

BlackBerry Storm available exclusively from Swisscom with Liberty surf subscriptions

March 20, 2009

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ZURICH -- Swisscom will be the first mobile provider to launch the BlackBerry Storm exclusively in Switzerland. From 6 April 2009, the BlackBerry Storm and the BlackBerry Curve will be available in all Swisscom Shops. The new Blackberry handsets will be offered together with the Liberty family surf subscriptions.

The BlackBerry Storm is! the first smartphone from the BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM) to feature a touchscreen. For the Storm, RIM developed a revolutionary technology for typing e-mails and SMS messages: the clickable touchscreen keyboard responds instantly to fingertip commands, giving the user tactile feedback. The screen gives slightly and conveys the feeling of touching a physical key, making the device as easy to use as a laptop or PC. The Storm can be used in portrait or landscape mode as the screen displaying the full keyboard switches automatically if the handset is rotated. The proven BlackBerry push function provides continuous synchronisation of e-mails, calendar, contacts and notes from Outlook. The HSPA-compatible device makes mobile browsing an enjoyable experience thanks to guaranteed high-speed mobile data transmission. The Storm also features a host of extras such as GPS, a 3.2 megapixel camera and a mediaplayer.

The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone also comes with all the proven BlackBerry functions, sports a new and even more elegant design, and is EDGE and WLAN compatible. The high-resolution display makes for comfortable viewing of images, text, maps and much more.

Swisscom AG (NYSE: SCM)

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