BlackBerry 7130e Phone Now On Alltel

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Blackberry 7130eAlltel, owner of America’s largest wireless network, and Research In Motion today announced that Alltel is selling the BlackBerry 7130e, the first BlackBerry handheld designed to operate on the company’s high-speed Axcess Broadband network. The BlackBerry 7130e operates on Alltel’s Axcess Broadband EV-DO network which supports Internet access at speeds up to 2.4 Mbps, enabling users to quickly view large, graphic-rich content.

The BlackBerry 7130e is available in Alltel retail stores for $299.99 with a two-year service agreement. Customers who add a postpaid voice calling plan when purchasing the BlackBerry 7130e will receive unlimited data service for $44.99 per month. The unlimited data plan includes national data roaming at no extra charge when using this device.


“The BlackBerry 7130e operating on Alltel’s Axcess Broadband network gives users a superior wireless experience by enabling mobile professionals to remain connected and productive while benefiting from the industry-leading speeds of Alltel’s fast network,” said Frank O’Mara, executive vice president of marketing for Alltel. “BlackBerry is a powerful tool for customers who want access to email, phone and other applications from a single, wireless device.”

“The sophisticated design and enhanced features, combined with the power of the BlackBerry platform and Alltel’s fast EV-DO network, make the BlackBerry 7130e an excellent choice for mobile professionals,” said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. “We’re excited to be working with Alltel to bring this innovative device to its customers in the U.S.”