Daily Trust (Abuja)

11 February 2013

Nigeria: MTN to Lead Delivery of Blackberry 10

Lagos — MTN has announced it has concluded plans with Research In Motion (RIM), makers of BlackBerry smartphones to lead in the delivery of the new Blackberry Z10 phone to Nigeria.

With this development, MTN customers in Nigeria will be among the first users in the world to experience the new, Blackberry Z10 smartphone which is the first smartphone based on the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform.

According to Larry Annetts, Chief Marketing Officer, MTN Nigeria, it is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet which offers customers a smarter experience that continuously adapts to their needs.

Annetts explained that among other unique features, the phone also offers superfast browsing, a sharp responsive display, an intelligent camera that allows for editing and photo sharing as well as trusted security.

Annetts added, "MTN is offering pre-order opportunities thus conferring on our customers the privilege of being one of the first to own the device in Nigeria. Not only that, those who pre-order will get the smartphone at a bargain price and they will be contacted for pickup at locations of their choice even before the phones become commercially available at retail stores. They are not required to make any deposits, they will simply pay on delivery."

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