Good news for Business users in China as RIM announced plans today to launch BlackBerry services for small businesses. In addition, the companies are launching the BlackBerry Bold 9650 smartphone. Staring tomorrow China Telecom will offer BIS for small business customers who will be able to send and receive email from up to 10 supported work and personal email accounts. Additionally, the service will support BBM and other Instant Messaging services.
China Telecom will also offer BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, a free software downloaded from RIM that provides small businesses and SOHOs advanced management and security features with no additional software or per user licensing fees.