tokyo skylineDoCoMo and Research In Motion (RIM) announced on Friday that Japanese-language text input support for the BlackBerry 8707h , will now be available in Japan via DoCoMo. NTT DoCoMo is the world’s leading mobile communications company and serves more than 52 million customers.

The addition of Japanese-language support for the BlackBerry 8707h will help satisfy customers who are interested in deploying BlackBerrys in Japanese-language environments. Customers will be able to compose and read Japanese e-mails, browse Japanese websites and input Japanese text for personal information management applications. A Japanese user interface will also be available.

The launch of Japanese-language support will also include the localization of BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Desktop Manager. The localized BlackBerry software is expected to be available beginning this summer and will be pre-loaded on the BlackBerry 8707h.

DoCoMo will accept advance orders of the BlackBerry 8707h with Japanese-language support beginning June 11, 2007.

Details are available at the NTT DoCoMo Business Online corporate sales site