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MTN introduces new suit of BlackBerry service plans

In an effort to simplify data access and offer more choice to BlackBerry customers, MTN today announced that from 14th July 2013, it will introduce a new suite of BlackBerry service plans to cater for all customer needs, based...

Etisalat reduces BIS charges by 50%

Mobile operators Etisalat and MTN have reduced their charges for their Blackberry Internet Service (BIS) offering by 50 per cent in Nigeria. The decision was made shortly after Mobile Number Portability (MNP) came into effect in the country. “Etisalat had...

South Africa: MTN responds to concerns around BlackBerry

South African mobile service provider MTN has responded to concerns over its BlackBerry service offerings. The company revealed that they detected a technical error which caused tiered BlackBerry Internet Service customers to use data at a much faster rate than what was initially intended. "During the month...

MTN to possibly throttle BlackBerry internet usage

MTN is introducing new measures aimed at ensuring an improved Internet experience for all BlackBerry customers on its network. The company has announced that it will put in place regular traffic monitoring measures to counter the negative impact on the network...

8ta’s new social and email plan for BlackBerry users

South African mobile operator 8ta announced a new BlackBerry Social & Email plan, which is a BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) offering. This plan offers, in addition to BBM, BlackBerry mail, Internet browser, social networking, and BlackBerry App World, a web-based e-mail...

Vodacom tightens noose on BlackBerry users

South African mobile operator Vodacom has started the implementation of new measures that will prevent users from abusing BlackBerry’s fixed-fee unlimited internet browsing. It was revealed last year that 5% of the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) users  were circumventing preventative...

RIM’s co-chief executives step down

Although the formal announcement will only be made later today, Research In Motion’s Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis will step down from their posts as co-chief executives - after being in their positions for nearly 20 years. The moves come...

8.ta launches BlackBerry Internet Service prepaid vouchers

8.ta has announced the availability of a BlackBerry Internet Service Prepaid Voucher that is ideal for the youth market or any other Prepaid BlackBerry smartphone user in South Africa. For R600, subscribers get R600 worth of airtime once-off, free BlackBerry...

ITNewsAfrica’s Most read stories of 2011

This year has indeed been very exciting in the ICT industry. While some companies lost their lustre, others managed to entice new customers with innovative offerings and new products. Here's a list of our most read stories of 2011: 1. BlackBerry...

BlackBerry: All systems go

After nearly three days of disruptions to their Blackberry Internet Service, Research In Motion has released a new statement, announcing that all systems are currently up and running "with significant improvement". “Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry...
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