BlackBerry Joins FIDO Alliance and Board; Seeks Secure, Universal Authentication for Mobile Platform and Device Users

WATERLOO, ONTARIO and PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Sept. 5, 2013) – The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium revolutionizing online authentication with the first standards-based specifications, today announced that BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) has joined the Alliance and been appointed to the Board of Directors. FIDO members commit to share technology and collaborate to deliver […]

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Get the BlackBerry Q5 from Fido for $350

Well today is the day that the BlackBerry Q5 launches in Canada! The BlackBerry Q5 on TELUS can be purchased outright for $425 or $49 on a two-year contract. Fido is offering the BlackBerry Q5 for $350 off contract or $5 on a two-year contract. Fido states: Iconic BlackBerry full QWERTY keyboard 5MP Camera with […]

Blackberry Q5 Headed to Fido – What carrier is next?

Well here is an interesting turn of events, the BlackBerry Q5 seems to be on the way to Fido in Canada. Orignally when the Q5 was announced at BlackBerry Live the device was list “in selected markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia (including the Asia Pacific region), and Latin America.” This is according […]

CRTC Makes Some Big Changes That Are Actually Beneficial To Canadian Wireless Consumers

The CRTC has gone and made some major changes to how cell phones and contracts will be handled in Canada. One of the major points that I like about the new rules, is that you can terminate your contract after two years with no cancellation fees. You would only owe what is left on the […]

Fido Coming To The Maritimes, BlackBerries Will Be Available

Fido is expanding their service to the Maritime provinces. And with Fido expanding, they bring all their devices, including the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10. It is slated to happen this spring… which will be over in 20 days. So, very soon. And then there will be an upgrade to LTE by the end of this […]

Fido BlackBerry Q10 Pricing – $650 off contract

The BlackBerry Q10 will be launching on Fido at the cost of $650 off contract and $350 on a two-year contract. As we all know tomorrow marks the day that the BlackBerry Q10 will be released in Canada. Head on over to Fido for more information. Have you been holding out for the Q10? Let […]

Sasktel And Fido, Now Also Offering Q10 Pre Orders

It was only a matter of time before more Canadian carriers announced the pre-orders for the Q10. Along with Telus Rogers and Bell Canada, Sasktel and Fido are gearing up for the launch of the Q10. On Fido’s website the Q10 is shown as “Available Soon”. You can pre-order from Fido for $350 on a […]

Inside BlackBerry lists the top 5 improvements of BlackBerry 10 software 10.0.10.85

Today we saw a software update for the BlackBerry Z10 on Rogers, Fido, TELUS and Koodo to version 10.0.10.85.  I got around to updating my Z10 after work today, and have noticed the addition of things like bedside mode. The Inside BlackBerry Blog has just put up what they think are the top 5 improvements […]

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. […]

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.

Fido Intros New $57/month Promo Plan, with Unlimited Plan!

Fido has jump on board to roll out their new service plans, similar to Virgin and Koodo Mobile, They have introduce a new set of $60 & $80 max plans, but they also have included a new $57 a month value pack plan. Hit the jump for the details:

Fido Launches LTE Across Canada!

Fido has launched their LTE network for Canadian Customers in 6 Cities! With the new launch of LTE Coverage customers within Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and St. John’s can enjoy faster speeds and higher call quality, We know at the moment this doesn’t affect any current Blackberry user but rest assured when our Blackberry 10 devices […]

New Plans For Fido Starting August 8th

Fido has new plans coming out, Smart and Max. Starting on August 8th these plans will become available. So depending on what you need, you can expect to spend from $40 to $80 a month for your phone. SMART PLANS: $40/month: – 200 anytime minutes – Includes 100MB data – Unlimited Evenings and Weekends starting […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Curve 9360 OS 7.1.0.391 from Fido

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.1311 (All Languages) Package Version: 7.1.0.1311 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.391 Software Platform: 9.6.0.60 File name: 9360jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel1311_PL9.6.0.60_A7.1.0.391_Fido.exe File size: 253.28MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Launching on Fido Soon?!?!

A few days back we let you know that the BlackBerry Bold 9790 would be launching on Fido in the near future, well if you are still unsure about the launch here is a bit more proof the the Bold 9790 is headed to Fido.

Fido launching “Visual Voicemail Plus” for BlackBerry and Android on February 22nd

A month or so back we saw Rogers launch Visual Voicemail for their customers. On February 22nd Fido will be launching “Visual Voicemail Plus” for BlackBerry and Android! According to the internal document this feature will run you $9/month.

Fido Releases the BlackBerry Curve 9360!

Fido has released the BlackBerry Curve 9360. The Curve 9360 can be picked up for only $30 on a select 3-year contract. If contracts are not your thing then you can pick up the device out right for only $350.

Fido to launch the Curve 9360 for $350

Fido will be launching the BlackBerry Curve 9360, as for an official release date is still up in the air. The price will be $350 outright. As for specs, the 9360 runs BlackBerry 7 OS, has a A 2.44-inch display, full QWERTY keyboard, 800 MHz processor and a 5MP camera. Fido Customers can you wait to grab your new BlackBerry […]