Research in Motion Indonesia, together with AXIS, a  leading internet provider in Indonesia, have announced they now offer 24-hour unlimited BlackBerry roaming service at a flat rate Rp49,000 per day. The program positions AXIS as the Indonesian operator with the widest footprint for BlackBerry roaming at a flat rate covering, 42 countries in 5 continents across the globe. This service is available for both new and existing AXIS BlackBerry  pre-paid and post-paid customers by default without special registration. Further, to make its  BlackBerry service more affordable, AXIS today has also launched a new BlackBerry service promotional program where all AXIS BlackBerry customers can get unlimited access to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), Social Networking, Browsing and BlackBerry email for only Rp1000 per day. The promotion is valid starting today, 22 November 2012 until 31 December 2012.

Many travelers change their regular number with a local number to avoid bill shock after they return to Indonesia. With this service, AXIS BlackBerry users will enjoy a hassle-free solution to stay connected while on international trips so they can better manage their communication costs and continue using their regular number and no more changing numbers every time they travel.

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“We are delighted we have such a strong relationship with Axis, and commend this initiative to enable an increasing number of Indonesian BlackBerry smartphone users to benefit from competitively priced international roaming. Through our relationships with 650 carrier partners in 175 countries globally, one of our principal aims is to meet our customers’ needs for an affordable communication solution while travelling abroad. In addition, we are also pleased we can help our customers get connected and continue their day-to-day activities from their BlackBerry, without concerns of bill shock when they return home”, said Eka Anwar Marketing Director PT RIM Indonesia.Daniel Horan, Chief Marketing Officer of AXIS explained, “AXIS is the only Indonesian operator with flat rate BlackBerry roaming service throughout 5 continents of the world. With our BlackBerry flat rate at only Rp49,000 per day, AXIS customers know exactly how much they will spend to stay connected via email, chatting or event social networks when they are travelling abroad.” Daniel continued, “To coincide with the launch of the roaming offer, AXIS is also launching an amazing new offer for customers to join our AXIS BlackBerry Service, with a new local flat rate! Unlimited Browsing, BBM, Social Media and BlackBerry Email for Rp1,000 per day. This rate is guarenteed until the end of 2013!”

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One Rate Every Operator
AXIS is the only operator in Indonesia to offer this 24-hour unlimited plan with a flat rate. To ensure the service is truely simple and in every location possible in the countries, we have partnered with ALL operators in 11 key countries. So now, it does not matter which operator you choose in these 11 countries you will always get the flat rate and great coverage! Operators in the 11 countries including Singapore, Brunei, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, Switzerland, Bahrain, Canada, USA and South Africa.

Largest footprint for Unlimited BlackBerry Roaming at flat-rate of Rp49,000 per day In addition to the first 11 countries, AXIS BlackBerry roaming also available in 31 more countries such as Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Germany, Greece, Hongkong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Netherland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Srilanka, Turkey, UAE, UK.

To use the AXIS BlackBerry roaming service, customers can simply dial*123*5*4*1*1# from their AXIS number and follow the instruction.

Unlimited Access to BBM, Social Networking, Browsing and BlackBerry Mail at only Rp1000/day
To make the BlackBerry service affordable for all, AXIS has also launched a fantastic offer for customers to start joining AXIS BlackBerry service. With only Rp1,000 per day, customer can enjoy unlimited browsing, access to BBM messenger, social media and BlackBerry email.