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Research In Motion's BlackBerry to Offer Go.Web Wireless Browser

[Waterloo, CANADA] - GoAmerica, Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. have agreed to offer Go.Web, the wireless Internet technology from GoAmerica, as a pre-loaded application with the BlackBerry wireless email solution.

The Go.Web service allows wireless access to customizable Internet content including business and financial news, sports, weather, stock and travel updates, as well as other information important to mobile professionals.

BlackBerry is an end-to-end wireless email solution that includes wireless handhelds with integrated email and organizer software, PC docking cradle, innovative desktop and server software, and single mailbox integration. As part of the agreement, BlackBerry will incorporate the Go.Web browser as a pre-loaded application on the new RIM 950 and RIM 957 wireless handhelds allowing customers to subscribe to the Go.Web service.

"By packaging Go.Web with BlackBerry, we are offering customers a single source for wireless Internet and email access and simplifying the buying process," said Joe Korb, executive vice president of GoAmerica.

"The Go.Web technology enables wireless Internet access and complements RIM's existing offerings, providing access to Internet content that our customers desire," said David Werezak, vice president of marketing at Research In Motion.

BlackBerry customers will be able to activate the Go.Web service through GoAmerica, and all billing and customer support will be handled by GoAmerica.

Through development and integration of hardware, software and services, Research in Motion provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications.

GoAmerica enables its individual and business subscribers to remotely access the Internet, email and corporate intranets in real time through a variety of mobile computing and wireless network devices.