JetBlue to offer some inflight BlackBerry services starting next Tuesday

JetBlue to offer some inflight BlackBerry services starting next Tuesday

Summary: BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has just announced they are teaming up with airline JetBlue and Yahoo to offer free, in-flight, Wi-Fi web connections for Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerrys (such as the BlackBerry Curve 8320) as well as laptops.The service will allow passengers to access customized Yahoo mail and Yahoo instant messenger services on their laptops or to access corporate e-mails on Wi-Fi enabled versions of the popular Blackberry device from RIM," Reuters reports.

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BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has just announced they are teaming up with airline JetBlue and Yahoo to offer free, in-flight, Wi-Fi web connections for Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerrys (such as the BlackBerry Curve 8320) as well as laptops.

The service will allow passengers to access customized Yahoo mail and Yahoo instant messenger services on their laptops or to access corporate e-mails on Wi-Fi enabled versions of the popular Blackberry device from RIM," Reuters reports.

A RIM spokesperson tells Reuters the first JetBlue flight to offer this service will be on Tuesday, December 11. The flight will be JFK to San Francisco, Flight 641When we find out which flight(s), we'll let you know.

Topics: BlackBerry, Hardware, Mobility, Networking, Wi-Fi, Social Enterprise

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