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Telus, RIM Team In Canada

Telus Mobility and RIM to provide the BlackBerry platform to CDMA2000 1XRTT wireless enterprise customers.

January 20, 2003

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SCARBOROUGH and WATERLOO, Ontario -- TELUS Mobility and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced plans to offer RIM's popular BlackBerry wireless platform to enterprise clients using TELUS Mobility's 1X network across Canada.

"Our clients are eager to take advantage of the wireless e-mail, voice communications, text messaging, Web access and personal productivity applications available on RIM's BlackBerry handhelds," said Robert Blumenthal, TELUS Mobility's Vice President, Products and Services. "The BlackBerry platform is renowned for offering powerful mobile hardware and software for corporate and enterprise users. It fits well with TELUS Mobility's commitment to provide the leading edge in wireless telecommunications devices to our clients across Canada."

The first BlackBerry handheld available from TELUS Mobility will be the new data and voice-enabled BlackBerry 6750(TM), which will operate on TELUS Mobility's next-generation 1X wireless data network. The BlackBerry 6750 features wireless e-mail, dual-band phone capability, text messaging, Web browser, organizer applications and Java(TM) 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) support, all in a single compact handheld. TELUS expects to launch the BlackBerry 6750 during the first half of 2003.

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