SouthernLinc Wireless is teaming up with Research in Motion (RIM) to add BlackBerry data services to its wireless network offerings.

“BlackBerry has become a must-have for anyone on-the-go, which is why we’re so pleased SouthernLinc Wireless’s relationship with RIM will enable us to offer this exciting technology to our more than 300,000 customers,” said Bob Dawson, president and chief executive officer of SouthernLinc.

SouthernLinc will offer users the BlackBerry 7100i device which includes phone, e-mail, InstantLinc mobile-to-mobile, text messaging, organizer, web browsing and global positioning system (GPS) capabilities.