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RIM Releases First NFC Mobile App; For BlackBerry Bold 9900

Research in Motion, along with Turkcell, have introduced the very "first commercially available" NFC mobile wallet application implementation for the BlackBerry line. Named 'Turcell Cep-T Cuzdan,' it is to be used with the NFC app included on the BlackBerry Bold 9900.

Owners of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 Turkcell can buy things using any MasterCard PayPass reader, even when traveling internationally.

"We are pleased to partner with Turkcell to launch the first commercially available NFC mobile wallet for BlackBerry smartphone customers in Turkey," said RIM Managing Director, Turkey, Alexandra Zagury

"RIM is committed to supporting the advancement of NFC technology and today's launch marks an exciting milestone for the future of mobile commerce," she added, as reported by Berry Review.

Customers of Turcell's BlackBerry Bold 9900 are eligible to apply for Turkcell Cep-T Cüzdan service at the Stores of Turkcell. Customers will be given the latest NFC enabled SIM and will receive advise regarding how the app can be downloaded for free.

To successfully register, customer's have to provide their MasterCard details. Once this is completed, users can enjoy shopping through their phones.