BlackBerry Z10 To Launch In South Africa Tomorrow

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The #BlackBerry Z10 launch kicks off at 18h30 tomorrow, but you’ll need to get there early cause we’re expecting a queue! — Vodacom (@Vodacom) February 19, 2013 Vodacom South Africa announces their excitement for the BlackBerry 10 launch tomorrow, tells their followers to be there early as they are expecting long lines for the much […]

South Africa’s youth choose BlackBerry as ‘Coolest Brand’ for 2nd year running

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Press Release:  South Africa - South Africa’s youth has once again named BlackBerry® as the ‘Coolest Brand Overall’ in the Sunday Times Generation Next 2012 Brand Survey Awards. The BlackBerry brand also topped the ‘Coolest Cellphone’ and ‘Coolest High-Tech Gadget’ categories for the second year running. The results of the eighth annual Generation Next Brand Survey Awards […]

RIM Launches BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 on Vodacom

Things are going to get interesting overseas as Vodacom and RIM announced the launch of the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones in South Africa today, February 21, 2012 on the Vodacom network. It’s these models such as the Curve that bring superior handest quality at a great price that makes BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet now available in South Africa from Cell C

Johannesburg, South Africa and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Cell C today announced that the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet is now available in South Africa from Cell C.

Vodacom and RIM to Work Together for Data Compromise

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Earlier this week the South African Telecom provider Vodacom issued a statement that it plans to cap BlackBerry data due to a few rotten apples hogging up data with reports to showing 310GB in data downloads in a month for a single user. Vodacom is now working with RIM to identify and take action against users […]

Press Release: RIM and Vodacom Launch the New BlackBerry Bold 9900 Smartphone in South Africa

South Africa and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Vodacom today launched the new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone in South Africa. Continue reading for entire press release.

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Launches in South Africa

South Africa and Waterloo, ON - Vodacom Group Limited and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet is now available in South Africa from Vodacom. The BlackBerry PlayBook features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash®, true multitasking, HD […]

First Time Developer Wins a Trip to DevCon as App Master, Says Tablet Dev is the Future

A story like this rarely gets media exposure but yet proves the value in RIM, makers of the BlackBerry. A citizen of South Africa has won the PlayBook dev award for his Salon Queen app which is designed to grow a business and assist in retaining customers, a vision Diedericks had. What really makes this story special is that this […]