SingTel World’s First to Offer BlackBerry Connect for Palm Treo 650

SingTel, Palm, Inc. and Research In Motion today announced the first availability of BlackBerry® ConnectTM for the Palm® TreoTM 650 smartphone. With BlackBerry Connect, SingTel customers now have a wider choice of devices that support the robust and secure BlackBerry services and a wider choice of wireless email solutions that support the feature-rich Treo 650. The BlackBerry Connect functionality is available today for existing and new SingTel Treo 650 customers through SingTel business representatives. Corporate customers will be able to purchase the Treo 650 from SingTel at a special promotion price of S$ 299 (inclusive of GST) when they subscribe to the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution Unlimited Local Data Usage Plan at S$ 61.95 per month. This promotion offer is valid between 12 April and 12 May 2006.

SINGAPORE, and WATERLOO, Ontario, Canada, April 12, 2006 – SingTel, Palm,
Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today
announced the first availability of BlackBerry® ConnectTM for the Palm® TreoTM
650 smartphone. With BlackBerry Connect, SingTel customers now have a wider
choice of devices that support the robust and secure BlackBerry services and a
wider choice of wireless email solutions that support the feature-rich Treo 650.

Ms. Vicki Brady, SingTel’s vice president of Consumer Marketing, said, “SingTel
is proud to be the first operator in the world to bring the Palm Treo 650
smartphone with BlackBerry Connect to its customers.

“As mobile email has become an integral part of the business world today, we
believe that the compact and feature-rich Treo 650 with BlackBerry Connect will
appeal to many of our corporate customers. With SingTel’s unparalleled local
mobile and international roaming coverage, they can access email on their
handsets while on the go,” she added.

BlackBerry Connect for the Treo 650 smartphone enables users to benefit from
many popular features of the BlackBerry “push”-based architecture via BlackBerry
Enterprise ServerTM. For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server
software tightly integrates with Microsoft® Exchange and IBM Lotus® Domino TM
and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based wireless
access to email and other corporate data.

BlackBerry Connect for the Treo 650 smartphone supports the following features:

· “Push” Corporate Email delivers messages automatically — and wirelessly — to
the Treo 650 smartphone’s VersaMail(R) inbox. Changes to the inbox, including
read/unread status and deletion, are automatically synchronized between the
user’s PC and the Treo 650.
· Wireless Calendar Synchronization keeps the Treo 650 smartphone’s built-in
Calendar up to date remotely, allowing users to receive, accept or decline
meeting requests on the go.
· Attachment Viewing lets users view Excel, Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents
while on the road.(1)
· Remote Address Lookup (RAL) allows users to search their corporate directory
wirelessly for email addresses without the need to download every name to the
Treo 650.
· Extends the benefits of BlackBerry Enterprise Server to the Treo 650,
including centralized device management; IT policies, such as over-the-air
device disablement and password device lock; and Triple DES encryption,
supporting end-to-end security.

“Companies in our region that have deployed BlackBerry Enterprise Server or are
planning to do so now have strong reasons to consider the Treo 650, already one
of the most compelling mobile-computing devices available today for enterprise
users,” said Paul Blinkhorn, vice president for Palm Asia Pacific. “Today’s
launch underscores Palm’s commitment to providing a broad range of world-class,
enterprise-strength mobile-computing solutions, and offers Treo 650 customers
greater choice and flexibility to fulfill their mobile email needs.”

“Millions of mobile professionals around the world have recognized the unique
security, manageability, efficiency and reliability of the BlackBerry
architecture,” said Norm Lo, vice president for Asia Pacific at RIM. “The Treo
650 with BlackBerry Connect delivers the power of the BlackBerry architecture
with the familiar VersaMail client software that Palm users enjoy today,
expanding the overall market opportunity for SingTel, Palm and RIM.”

The award-winning Palm Treo 650 smartphone makes it easier than ever for mobile
professionals to stay connected. The Treo 650 combines a compact, full-featured
mobile phone with email, an organizer, messaging and web access, allowing users
to organize and simplify their business and personal lives all in one place.(2)

The Treo 650 has won acclaim for its intuitive user interface, award-winning
form factor, and the availability of more than 29,000 third-party Palm OS(R)
applications and enterprise solutions. With third-party software applications
available in finance, insurance, real estate, healthcare, education, sales force
automation and IT management, users have the ability to mobilize enterprise data
now, and the opportunity to leverage a vast community of developers to expand
custom enterprise solutions.

The BlackBerry Connect functionality is available today for existing and new
SingTel Treo 650 customers through SingTel business representatives. Corporate
customers will be able to purchase the Treo 650 from SingTel at a special
promotion price of S$ 299 (inclusive of GST) when they subscribe to the
BlackBerry Enterprise Solution Unlimited Local Data Usage Plan at S$ 61.95 per
month. This promotion offer is valid between 12 April and 12 May 2006.

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