Capital FM (Nairobi)

15 October 2012

Kenya: Yumobile Launches Blackberry Services

yuMobile has unveiled the most affordable entry level BlackBerry service plan in the market as it launched its long awaited BlackBerry services to its subscribers.

The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow easy wireless access to industry-leading email and messaging, social networking, phone, organizer, web, multimedia and other mobile business and lifestyle applications. The addition of BlackBerry services to the network will enable subscribers to easily access e-mail, phone, text messaging, Internet, organizer and corporate data applications from a single, integrated device.

As a special offer yumobile is giving away two months free subscription on the BB complete plan upon purchase of a brand new device from its any of its retail centres.

Speaking at the launch of the service, Country Manager Madhur Taneja said:

"We are thrilled to launch the BlackBerry solution on our network and to be able to offer a range of BlackBerry smartphones and services to our subscribers. This further illustrates how we listen to our customers and provide them with what they want. We are launching with some very competitive offers, and in keeping with our promise of giving value for money to our subscribers, today we present the most affordable entry level option in the market for the BlackBerry service."

yuMobile will initially offer the BlackBerry® Bold 9900, Bold 9780, Curve 8520 and Torch 9800 to customers on their network. The handsets will not be locked to the network and customers will choose from eight distinct plans.

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