BlackBerry is continuing it efforts to sell directly to businesses with unlocked phones on their ShopBlackBerry.com website. First they made them all available in the US and today they announced availability in Canada. This is all part of what John Chen said on the earnings call about BlackBerry expanding in eCommerce. Details below:
BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Now Available On ShopBlackBerry.com in Canada
WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 31, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that beginning later today, customers in Canada will be able to purchase SIM-unlocked GSM models of the BlackBerry(R) Z30, BlackBerry(R) Z10, BlackBerry(R) Q10 and BlackBerry(R) Q5 smartphones directly from BlackBerry on the ShopBlackBerry.com site for Canada at http://ca.ShopBlackBerry.com.
All the BlackBerry(R) 10 smartphones available on the site will be compatible with GSM-based 4G LTE and 4G networks in Canada, as well as other countries around the world with carriers who operate supported GSM networks.
ShopBlackBerry.com also has an assortment of accessories for BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry OS models. Customers will find a variety of carrying solutions, chargers and audio peripherals available for purchase.
The BlackBerry 10 smartphones are also available from leading wireless carriers and retailers in Canada.