Are Canadian Carriers Behind on Passport Launch?

As BlackBerry launched its new smartphone The BlackBerry Passport last week with events in Toronto Canada, London England, and Dubai in the UAE, making the Passport available on ShopBlackBerry.com as well as Amazon.com. This was great news leading to the earnings call on Friday September 26th. Amid the pretty good week BlackBerry had, I was […]

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Koodo BlackBerry Q5 is coming soon

It seems that another Canadian carrier has decided to announce that they will be carrying the BlackBerry Q5.  Koodo mobile has now added the Q5 on their site, and put it up for a relatively affordable $350 outright.  Now of course you can drop that price a little bit by signing up on one of […]

BlackBerry Q10 now available at Videotron

For those of you on Videotron that have been waiting to get your hands on a Q10, you can now pick one up.  Videotron officially launched the BlackBerry Q10 today for $179.99 on a new contract or $629.95 outright.  Now Videotron is stating this is a “reduced price”, so we are now sure it will […]

Videotron launches the BlackBerry Z10 for $99

Videotron was a little late to the party in Canada when it comes to releasing the BlackBerry Z10, but their customers can now get on for $99.  Now to get that $99 price tag you will have to have a plan that is $49.95 or more, but they are offering several different price points.

SaskTel decides to skip latest BlackBerry Z10 OS update due to “negative impact on roaming capabilities”

Recently the majority of the Canadian carriers, that are selling the Z10, have pushed out the latest OS update.  However in an odd turn of events, SaskTel has made it clear that they are skipping the latest OS version.  SaskTel is claiming that the update will have a “it will have a negative impact on the […]

Rogers getting ready to offer discounts for month-to-month customers that bring their own device

One of the main problems I have with Canadian carriers is that they offer no discounts on monthly plans if you bring your own device.  Sure you avoid signing a 3 year contract, but your monthly bill is the same as those people who signed up with a 100% subsidized device.  Luckily Rogers is getting […]

Rogers Announces New Unlocking And US Roaming Programs

Rogers has announced two new programs today that are sure to make customers happy.  The first one relates to their policy regarding unlocking of devices.  Previously you had to be finished your contract to get your phone unlocked, or have bought it outright and had an account in good standing for 90 days. 

Koodo Launches Their BlackBerry Z10 For 10 Contest

Canadian carriers are jumping on board the BlackBerry 10 train.  Koodo has decided to share their excitement for the BlackBerry Z10 that they are going to be giving away a total of 10 of them.  I am sure that we are going to see contests from all kinds of carriers giving away a total of […]

All Major Canadian Carriers Confirm February 5th Release Date For The BlackBerry Z10

The major Canadian carriers (Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Koodo,Fido and SaskTel) have now all confirmed availability for the BlackBerry Z10.  The confirmed date for all three carries is February 5th in stores.  This of course also means that if you pre-ordered a device that will also be the day you should be able to pick it up in store. […]

Manitoba Regional Carrier MTS Start BlackBerry 10 Pre-Sale Lists

We have seen numerous Canadian carriers launch their BlackBerry 10 pre-orders.  To date Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Virgin, SaskTel, Koodo, WIND and Mobilicity have all started their pre-orders and now regional Manitoba carrier MTS has joined the team.

Fido Starts Taking Pre-Orders For BlackBerry 10 Devices

Fido has announced today that they are now taking pre-orders for BlackBerry 10 devices.  Fido is one of the last Canadian carriers to get their pre-order going, but I am sure that they will most likely start carrying the phones pretty closely after the big national carriers like Bell, Rogers and TELUS.

Rogers Employees Start To Receive Their BlackBerry 10 Training

Rogers was the first Canadian carrier to announce their pre-orders for BlackBerry 10.  It now seems that they are possibly also the first to start their BlackBerry 10 employee training as evidence of this screenshot.

Koodo, WIND And Mobilicity All Join In On the BlackBerry 10 Action

We have seen all the major carriers, plus some regional carriers in Canada state that they will be carrying BlackBerry 10 when it is released.  Today the three smaller nationwide carriers have put their feet into the BlackBerry 10 ring.  Koodo, WIND and Mobilicity have all declared that BlackBerry 10 is “coming soon”.

Carriers Have Warm Feelings For Blackberry 10 Says RIM

So us civilians are still waiting on the Blackberry 10 platform. But Canadian carriers have already gotten a sneak peek of the results and are happy with what they saw. All Things D reported what RIM had to say about BB10: “The response that we got back from the executive team at some of the […]