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T-Mobile and BlackBerry get back in business as carrier will launch BlackBerry Classic this month

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 May 2015 16:11

T-Mobile and BlackBerry get back in business as carrier will launch BlackBerry Classic this month After a year of strained relations, BlackBerry and T-Mobile are back in business.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere has confirmed that the BlackBerry Classic will launch on the 'Uncarrier' on May 13th, available for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $18.33, or for a full price of $440.

The two companies have been at odds ever since T-Mobile sent out a marketing email with a coupon urging current BlackBerry customer to upgrade to the iPhone. BlackBerry CEO John Chen called the email "inappropriate" and eventually did not renew their licensing agreement.

Being that BlackBerry sales have cratered year after year and T-Mobile is the hottest carrier in the market right now, it is clear that BlackBerry was willing to let the past stay in the past.

"Together with T-Mobile, we hope to deliver highly differentiated solutions that appeal to our mutual users: the power professionals who depend on their smartphones to get things done and make things happen," said Chen at today's press conference.


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