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Retailers Report Strong Demand for the BlackBerry Z10

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The BlackBerry Z10 has launched at a handful of carriers over the past week in Canada, the UAE and the UK. Every one of them is reporting strong demand which isn’t surprising because of how many people have been waiting for the device to launch. The demand is further fuelled by a high aftermarket demand from regions not yet selling the BlackBerry Z10.
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BlackBerry Messenger 7 Receives Free WiFi Voice Calls for BBM Contacts

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BBM 7 launched with free BBM WiFi Voice Chat that allows users to call anyone on their BBM contacts list for free.

BBM Voice requires a WiFi connection for both parties a lot like the BlackBerry Playbook video chat. Users know which contacts are free to receive calls by way of active status icons. While engaged in a BBM Voice call, users can still navigate to other BBM conversations or do anything they wish short of making other voice calls.

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BlackBerry App World Integrated Carrier Billing Goes Live With Over 50 Carriers

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RIM has announced that over 50 carriers have signed on for the integrated carrier billing on their BlackBerry App World storefront. The new system allows BlackBerry customers to buy apps and digital goods using their mobile phone bill.
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India’s Telecom Minister Considers Data-Based Mobile Billing

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While mobile carriers around the world continue to charge ultra-premium rates for SMS and voice data, India considers the advantages of making all mobile data neutral. Is this the beginning of the end for wildly inflated data rates and tiered mobile internet?
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Canadian Carrier Rogers Plans to Expand LTE Network to Cover 60% of Population

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Rogers Communications has announced the expansion of their LTE network to cover a whole lot more of Canada’s population by the end of 2012. Starting October 1st they’ll be rolling out new infrastructure in key Canadian cities.
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The Toronto Star Interviews RIM’s Chief Marketing Officer Frank Boulben

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A week after RIM released some unfavourable Q1 earnings, RIM’s new Chief Marketing Officer Frank Boulben got a chance to sit down with the Toronto Star for an interview.
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