Telstra is set to be the first company to provide business users with the new Blackberry model. According to the company, its first shipment of BlackBerry Bold smartphones arrived in Australia over the weekend, flown in especially from Europe to meet high demand from customers.
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Telstra Business Group Managing Director, Ms Deena Shiff, said “The introduction of the BlackBerry Bold will be a boon for business customers, offering unprecedented functionality and performance and allowing ‘always on’ wireless connectivity while away from the desk. The BlackBerry Bold combines everything business people love about the traditional BlackBerry email experience with great graphics, streaming video, sharp new display, and the ability to download, view and edit documents in a matter of seconds.”
The BlackBerry Bold has a recommended retail price of $999 and is available on various plans to suit enterprise and business customers’ needs, including an $80 Phone Plan with $0 upfront for customers connecting for 24 months.
Telstra has also made available an exclusive e-mail plan offer on the $89.95 BlackBerry email plan for customers connecting 24 months with existing BlackBerry Enterprise Solution software including 200MB of data free for the first 2 months. There are also additional benefits for customers who move their BlackBerry services back to Telstra.