Mumbai, Sep 16: Reliance Communications and Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday, Sep 16 announced the launch of India's first prepaid service for the BlackBerry wireless solution. This first of its kind 'pay as you use' pricing model in India is in line with Reliance Communications' strategy to extend BlackBerry services to customers, who are looking for cost-effective options, flexibility and control over their expenses for wireless services, the Company said in a release.
Reliance Communications has been on the forefront of offering a wide range of prepaid options to consumers across its data cards, mobile phones and fixed wireless phones offering.
''We recognize the needs of customers and believe a prepaid option enabled by Reliance Communications will significantly broaden the consumer interest in BlackBerry smartphones and expand our business opportunity,'' said Mr Mahesh Prasad, President- Mobile Data and Content Services, Reliance Communications.
The prepaid service option was available on a range of BlackBerry smartphones.