VANCOUVER, British Colombia, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- EQO Communications, a pioneer in mobile Internet phone services, today announced support for its EQO Mobile application on BlackBerry Pearl, Curve, and other popular RIM handset models. The new RIM support is in addition to support for handsets from major manufacturers including Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson and Samsung. "There are more than seven million BlackBerry users around the world who can now enjoy the many benefits of EQO Mobile," said EQO CEO Bill Tam. "Blackberry users are typically avid communicators and by using EQO they will save a lot of money on international calls to land-line and mobile phone numbers. Add to that the ability to access your IM on MSN, AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, GoogleTalk and Jabber in the same application, and you have a very appealing option for people using BlackBerrys." EQO Mobile features: * Works like a phonebook -- Auto import contacts -- Simply click a contact to call, IM or text -- No computer needed to call, IM or text -- No new numbers to remember -- No complicated callback scenarios * Savings of up to 95% on international calls * Savings of up to 70% on international text messages * Free IM on Yahoo, MSN, AIM, GoogleTalk, ICQ and Jabber * Free calls and text messages with other EQO users in 28 countries About EQO Communications EQO (pronounced "echo") is a pioneering mobile communications company. EQO has developed a service that helps people around the world stay better connected using their mobile phone by removing the high cost and hassle of international mobile calling. Using a proprietary mobile soft-switch platform and a presence-enabled Voice-over-IP (VoIP) signaling network, EQO Mobile saves people up to 95% on all international calls, IM and texting and even provides free calling and texting with other EQO users. EQO is remarkably simple to use, sparing people from calling cards, complicated dialing or call-back scenarios. Instead, EQO is powered by a small, sophisticated software application that makes calling as easy as using as a standard phone address book. EQO is free to download and installs itself automatically on millions of mobile handsets available worldwide. For additional information please visit http://www.eqo.com/.
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