Virgin Mobile unveils new BlackBerry phones
Doha, July 7, 2010
Virgin Mobile service, a brand partnership between Virgin Group and Qatar’s Qtel Group, has launched stylish BlackBerry handsets with a prepaid BlackBerry service in Doha.
The collection includes the BlackBerry Curve 8520 series in white, lavender, ruby red and traditional black. The BlackBerry Bold 9700 series is available in black and white.
The prepaid service offers a one-off subscription at QR35 ($9.61), with weekly charges fixed at QR35.
“Our new BlackBerry service is just another way to stay connected to the people who matter – whether it’s business or social contacts,” said Fatima Al-Kuwari, product manager of Qtel’s Virgin Mobile service.
“Most importantly, the BlackBerry service is easy to use and provides the effortless communication that Qtel’s Virgin Mobile is all about,” she added.
Subscribers can add up to ten email addresses for supported email accounts to their prepaid account, a statement said.
The service also offers all of the popular BlackBerry features, such as BlackBerry Messenger, games, entertainment and social networking applications; travel and sport, among others.
The high level performance, functionality and features of BlackBerry work best with the advanced 3G HSDPA network available on Qtel’s Virgin Mobile Service, the statement added.
The new range of BlackBerry smartphones is available at Villagio Mall, a major shopping centre in Doha, and its kiosks, according to the statement. – TradeArabia News Service