BlackBerry Wireless Deal Boosts GoAmerica

GoAmerica (Nasdaq: GOAM) picked up 31U.S. cents to $3.44 in morning trading Tuesday after the company said itsnew software will be bundled with the popular BlackBerry wireless handheld devices made by Research In Motion (Nasdaq:RIMM).

GoAmerica, which provides wireless data and Internet services, said itsGo.Web Version 6.0 will include new features such as MobileClips, whichallows users to view content and install applications with their wireless devices.

Some of the available content includes news, stock quotes and travel information from the Internet or data from corporate intranets.

GoAmerica said MobileClips for BlackBerry handheld devices will support “push alerts,”providing services such as notification of changes in flight schedules oraccount information.

Users are being offered “amore efficient and convenient way to wirelessly access important businessinformation while away from the office,” the companies said.

“The combined offering enables greater flexibility for the mobileprofessional, further freeing the enterprise from the office,” saidGoAmerica president Joe Korb.

“The ability for our customers to access, notonly e-mail, corporate data and the Internet, but also the calendaring toolsand business applications that typically reside on the desktop, is a trueindication of how wireless technology means greater productivity for theenterprise,” Korb added.

Version 6.0 provides other upgraded services, including a bookmarkingfeature that allows one-click access to frequently visited Web sites, alongwith the ability for customers to tailor the system to meet their ownspecific needs, GoAmerica said.

GoAmerica is based in Hackensack, New Jersey.

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