Will BlackBerry 10 signal the end of unlimited BBM plans?

Prior to BlackBerry 10 we saw a lot of carriers offer their customers unlimited BBM plans.  These were especially popular in emerging markets like South Africa, where BlackBerry dominates approximately 50% of the market.  With the addition of features like BBM Video calls and BBM Voice, BlackBerry users will be putting much more demand on their carriers […]

Vodacom South Africa Launches The BlackBerry Z10

Vodacom South Africa has finally launched the BlackBerry Z10 on their network. In fact it only happened yesterday. And to start off they are they are offering multiple freebies with the purchase of the phone. One being free unlimited BBM until May 31st. And you will also get a flip shell case, car charger and […]

Blackberry Data Usage Is Becoming An Issue For Vodacom

Blackberry 6 and 7 are most popular for Vodacom subscribers and with their release there came an increase in data usage. And with the upcoming major release of Blackberry 10, people are bound to use even more data. Jannie van Zyl, who is a data lead at Vodacom, said: As a matter of fact we’ve […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Curve 8520 OS from Vodacom South Africa

BlackBerry Handheld Software v5.0.0.1788 (Multilanguage) Package Version: Consisting of: Applications: Software Platform: File name: 8520wifiM_PBr5.0.0_rel1788_PL5.2.0.111_A5.0.0.1075_Vodacom.exe File size: 129.36MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

Vodacom South Africa Now Selling White Blackberry Torch 9810 And Bold 9900

Vodacom South Africa subscribers now have the option of getting a white Blackberry Torch 9810 or Bold 9900. No pricing points are available at this time but should be updated in the near future.

RIM Launches BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 on Vodacom

Vodacom and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones in South Africa. Powered by the new BlackBerry 7 operating system (OS), these new smartphones extend the range of BlackBerry 7 smartphones available from Vodacom.

BlackBerry Leads the Pack on Vodacom! – 1.5 Million Device’s Strong!

In an article from My Broadband, states that Vodacom has 1.5 million BlackBerry devices on their network, compared to about 200,000 Android devices and 200,000 iPhones.