February 5, 2010
Digicel rolls out the red carpet for the Blackberry Bold 9700


Digicel, the largest mobile operator in the Caribbean and fastest growing operator in Central America and the Pacific, on Tuesday unveiled the newest addition to its wide range of BlackBerry(r) smartphones. The BlackBerry(r) Bold(tm) 9700 smartphone gives customers the freedom and flexibility to organize their work and social life on one sleek and powerful device.{{more}}

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone is packed with an extensive array of high-end communications and multimedia features in a compact and highly refined design that will appeal to users for both professional and personal use. It supports high speed networks around the world, includes built-in GPS and Wi-Fi(r), a dazzling high-resolution display, longer music playback (up to 38 hours), and a full QWERTY keyboard.

With its sophisticated design, easy-to-use trackpad and long-lasting battery, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone is made to fit your life. And, like all BlackBerry smartphones, it helps customers shape their future, one day at a time by combining high end, high performance design with high end, high performance applications.

Digicel Group Marketing Director, Kieran Foley, said: “Digicel believes that everyone should have easy access to the Internet, email and instant messaging and the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone steals the show in terms of offering these innovative services and applications for those who wish to stay at the top of their communications.”

“Digicel’s competitive prepaid and post paid price plans offer fantastic value that meets the different needs of each of our customers. The sleek new design of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 has additional features including a 3.2 MP camera, built-in GPS, and a highly tactile full-QWERTY keyboard for customers who want to work smarter while on the go.”

“The elegant and powerful BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone includes a comprehensive suite of features designed to satisfy the most demanding of mobile users – at work and in their personal lives”, said Rick Costanzo, Managing Director, Latin America, Research In Motion. “The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a great new addition to the BlackBerry Bold series and we are very excited to be working with Digicel to offer this outstanding smartphone to customers across our markets in the Caribbean and Central America.”

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is expected to be available from Digicel across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific from Tuesday, February 2.