Research In Motion and Telecom Italia Mobile announced on Monday that RIM's BlackBerry service and device is now available in Italy. The BlackBerry devices run on TIM's next-generation GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) wireless network. RIM's BlackBerry service and devices offer always-on access to e-mail.
RIM has been working to get its BlackBerry service and device into new markets. In late April, the Waterloo, Ontartio-based RIMthat its BlackBerry service and device were available in Hong Kong through a partnership with Hutchison Telecom. Hutchison's next target for a BlackBerry launch is mainland China.