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Old 03-05-2005, 11:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Nextel, within the last few days, has been talking openly about "BIS," or "Blackberry Internet Service." They say it's supposed to bring the experience of the BES to the individual.

I work for a Nextel AR, and I called our corporate Data Exec, and he verified it, and said that it should be in the very near future, at least for Nextel.

I also sat in on a "Blackberry Knowledge Seminar" geared toward Nextel, with reps from up-the-scale in Nextel, as well as reps from RIM, and that's where I heard this rumor.

Anyone have any more info? Any thoughts?
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I believe that BlackBerry Internet Service is the repackaged, rebranded BlackBerry Web Client. It gives you many of the BES features (better attachment viewing) but I don't believe it will offer any wireless syncing. BIS = BWC.
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Yeah, wasn't sure about the wireless syncing myself. But the attachment veiwing is already there. I think the only thing that's really going to change, according to my connections, is going to be that the Blackberry Browser will be more HTML supportive, rather than WAP only.
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From RIM's BlackBerry Website: "The BlackBerry Internet Service website (formerly referred to as BlackBerry Web Client) is a web interface, which allows you to access your BlackBerry Internet Service account on an Internet-enabled PC to configure email filters and other BlackBerry settings."

So rebranded, yes. Additional features...maybe?

Using the NOL browser on my 7520 to visit google.com gives me the "lite" (aka: No Images) version of the Google page, not the version complete with the pretty logo and buttons on the above mentioned site.[/url]
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