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This article was published on January 25, 2011

ChungHwa launches BlackBerry smartphones and services in Taiwan

ChungHwa launches BlackBerry smartphones and services in Taiwan
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Francis Tan is the Asia editor of TNW, who is based in the Philippines. He is particularly interested in Asian Internet startups, social me Francis Tan is the Asia editor of TNW, who is based in the Philippines. He is particularly interested in Asian Internet startups, social media and e-commerce. Get in touch with him via Twitter @francistan or Email [email protected].

Research in Motion, together with Chungwa Telecom, officially launches BlackBerry smartphones and services in Taiwan to offer comprehensive mobile solutions for both enterprise customers and consumers.

ChungHwa Telecom is offering customers the new BlackBerry Torch smartphone as well as BlackBerry service plans both for enterprise and individuals on its 3G network. Chunghwa Telecom is also offering subscribers monthly International Roaming for BlackBerry data service covering 23 countries.

“Chunghwa Telecom sees great demand for the highly efficient push-based BlackBerry solution in Taiwan, especially in the enterprise market. Working with RIM to launch BlackBerry products and services, Chunghwa Telecom customers will now be able to enjoy highly secure and efficient push-based mobile access to email and corporate data,” said Shih Mu-Piao, President, Chunghwa Telecom Mobile Business Group.

The partnership with Vodafone will enable Chunghwa Telecom to offer a range of managed communications services to multi-national enterprises and introduce a number of special offers for international roaming data services.