Research In Motion

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3 Hong Kong

April 13, 2005 01:01 ET

3 Hong Kong and RIM Introduce BlackBerry Built-In for the Siemens SK65 Handset


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AND 3 HONG KONG

APRIL 13, 2005 - 01:01 ET

3 Hong Kong and RIM Introduce BlackBerry Built-In for
the Siemens SK65 Handset

HONG KONG, CHINA and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 13, 2005) -
3 Hong Kong has introduced the Siemens SK65 handset with BlackBerry
Built-In™ technology developed by Research In Motion (RIM)
(TSX:RIM)(NASDAQ:RIMM). The Siemens SK65 features BlackBerry Email™,
BlackBerry Calendar™ and BlackBerry Browser™ applications.

3 Hong Kong's customers will be able to benefit from a full
BlackBerry® experience with 'always-on', push-based access to email
and calendar on the stylish Siemens SK65. The Siemens SK65 will be able
to connect to BlackBerry services via both BlackBerry Enterprise
Server™ and BlackBerry Internet Service™.

Ideal for mobile professionals, the Siemens SK65 features a large color
screen, a full-size keyboard (37 illuminated keys) which is revealed by
twisting open the phone, up to 25 MB internal storage space free for
managing large amounts of data, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and
tri-band functionality.

For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly
integrates with Microsoft® Exchange and IBM Lotus® Domino™ and
works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based,
end-to-end, wireless access to email and other corporate data.

For individuals and smaller businesses, BlackBerry Internet Service™
allows users to access up to ten corporate and/or personal email
accounts (including Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino, and many
popular ISP email accounts) from a single device.

About Research In Motion (RIM)

Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of
innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications
market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and
services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides
platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive
information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and
intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array
of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products
and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM's portfolio of
award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by
thousands of organizations around the world and include the
BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product
line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware
licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario,
RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is
listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or
www.blackberry.com.

Forward-looking statements in this news release are made pursuant to the
"safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used herein, words such as "intend"
and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made by
and information available to Research In Motion Limited. Investors are
cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward
looking statements include, without limitation, possible product defects
and product liability, risks related to international sales and
potential foreign currency exchange fluctuations, the initiation or
outcome of litigation, acts or potential acts of terrorism,
international conflicts, significant fluctuations of quarterly operating
results, changes in Canadian and foreign laws and regulations, continued
acceptance of RIM's products, increased levels of competition,
technological changes and the successful development of new products,
dependence on third-party networks to provide services, dependence on
intellectual property rights and other risks and factors detailed from
time to time in RIM's periodic reports filed with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory authorities.
The Company has no intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are
the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.
RIM, Research In Motion and BlackBerry are registered with the U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office and may be pending or registered in other
countries. All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks
and service marks are the properties of their respective owners.

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