2/16/2010 12:26:00 PM
MWC: RIM overhauls internet browser to attract non-business customers
BlackBerry manufacturer RIM has launched an overhauled
internet browser for its devices today in a bid to attract more
Mike Lazaridis, RIM co-CEO and inventor of the BlackBerry showed
the new WebKit browser at the Mobile World Congress today (16
The WebKit browser will be available on BlackBerrys this year.
Blackberry users take up one third the network space of other
browser users, easing network capacity problems spurred by
smartphone users, the company said.
RIM is also introducing a new, free software platform for
small-business users, known as the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
Express. The product will help RIM and its carrier partners add
SMEs with fewer than 200 BlackBerry users.