BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 to be powered by the Rogers LTE Network - Canada's fastest wireless internet;
Customers will be among first in the world to pre-register for a QWERTY style BlackBerry Q10 on the Rogers Reservation System;
BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 certified for suretap™ - Rogers exclusive mobile payment technology
TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications, Canada's leading diversified communications and media company, today announced it will offer the new BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone as of February 5 th, 2013. The new all-touch smartphone will be powered by the Rogers LTE network, Canada's fastest wireless internet, and available in black and white at Rogers retail and dealer locations across Canada starting at $149.99 with select three year plans.The company also confirmed it will offer Canadians access to the BlackBerry Q10, which features a physical QWERTY keyboard, in 2013. Current Rogers wireless customers can beat the line and pre-register for BlackBerry Q10 starting January 31 st, 2013, on the Rogers Reservation System.* Customers will be among the first in the world to pre-register for this device in advance of retail availability. "Being a Rogers customer means you have access first to what's next in mobile technology. Our customers were among the first in the world to pre-register for the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone and now the BlackBerry Q10," said John Boynton, executive vice president marketing, and chief marketing officer, Rogers Communications. "Many of our customers are looking forward to experiencing BlackBerry 10 on the Rogers LTE network - Canada's fastest wireless internet. Our teams of in-house BlackBerry experts are available to ensure consumers and businesses have access to world-class service and support." The new BlackBerry Z10 is the first smartphone to launch with the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform, giving customers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience. The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet, and offers a smarter experience that continuously adapts to a customer's needs.