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T-Mo BlackBerry customers being offered up to $200 to upgrade to a Samsung

One of our readers just got in touch with us, forwarding a text they received from T-Mobile (pictured above). To begin with I thought it was a spam-text, but, turns out it’s a genuine offer. Head on over to this link and you’ll see a genuine offer from T-Mo offering you up to $200 to upgrade from your BlackBerry to a new Samsung device. If you’re due … [read full article]

BlackBerry offering T-Mobile subscribers with $100 off device purchases at ShopBlackBerry?

BlackBerry might have ended its licensing agreement with T-Mobile, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t want Magenta-carrier customers using its devices. In an effort to get them to buy brand new BlackBerries direct from the company, it started sending out emails to T-Mobile customers, offering them $100 off purchases at ShopBlackBerry.com. Email recipients have been offered a … [read full article]

BlackBerry ends contract with T-Mobile, from April 25 devices will no longer be for sale

Late last night, BlackBerry announced that it has ended its commercial relationship with T-Mobile. Its current licensing contract ends on April 25, and it will not be renewed. CEO John Chen stated: “Regretfully, at this time, our strategies are not complementary and we must act in the best interest of our BlackBerry customers,” BlackBerry and T-Mobile’s relationship over the past couple of months has been tense, to say the least. First off, T-Mobile kicked off … [read full article]

94% of BlackBerry trade-ins switched to other platforms during promo

Tomorrow, March 5th, the $200 trade-in for an old BlackBerry device offer is ending. We’ve already heard from T-Mobile’s CMO that the promotion lead to 15 times the normal amount of BlackBerries being traded in. What we didn’t know was how many of them stuck to their platform, and how many swapped for different devices. Now we do. We’ve received an image of … [read full article]

BlackBerry CEO: T-Mobile iPhone promotion “inappropriate and ill-conceived” [Update: T-Mobile statement]

Over the weekend, T-Mobile took some heat over its attempts to tempt BlackBerry users away from their beloved devices and switch to iPhone. This – of course – did not go down well with the BBerry faithful. Although John Legere was quick to apologize and state he was looking in to it, it didn’t stop BlackBerry’s new CEO, John Chen from stepping in … [read full article]