Sun Cellular BlackBerry Services - Officially Launched ! SUN Blackberry Internet Service Details

Last week, TechPinas exclusively reported that Sun Cellular Blackberry Services are coming soon. Today, we are confirming that Blackberry Internet Service is now officially available.


via TP's exclusive report last June 28


Sun Cellular is finally offering add-on service plans for BlackBerry smartphones to existing postpaid subscribers as well as new ones. Add-on plans for BlackBerry Internet Service come in both metered and unlimited variants.

The BlackBerry Internet Service plans, together with the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphones, will be initially available at select Sun Shops: Robinsons Galleria, Robinsons Metro East, Robinsons Manila, TriNoma, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Park Square, SM Marilao, SM Megamall, Festival Mall, SM North EDSA, SM Cebu and Ayala Cebu. Availability will also soon be expanded to all Sun Shops.

Read the full press release courtesy of Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. for details:

Sun Cellular and Research In Motion Launch BlackBerry Internet Service in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – 5 July 2010 – Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that Sun Cellular is now offering BlackBerry® Internet Service together with the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9700 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 8520 smartphones to customers in the Philippines.

By subscribing to Sun Cellular’s postpaid BlackBerry® service plans, customers can enjoy the benefits of staying connected with their friends, family and colleagues using push email as well as instant messaging applications including BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) and Yahoo® Messenger. Users can also stay on top of updates from their friends on social networking services such as Facebook® and Twitter® while on the go. With Sun’s nationwide GPRS/EDGE and expanding 3G nationwide coverage, BlackBerry smartphone users can also enjoy Internet access across the Philippines.

“We are very excited to offer BlackBerry Internet Service in the market,” said Ricky G. Peña, Vice-President for Postpaid and New Business Marketing. “This is what our customers have asked for and we are very pleased to introduce the BlackBerry solution to our customers.”

Sun Cellular is now offering add-on service plans for BlackBerry smartphones to existing postpaid subscribers as well as new subscribers who want the convenience of connectivity at their fingertips. Sun Cellular’s add-on plans for BlackBerry Internet Service come in both unlimited and metered variants.

“We are very pleased to offer the BlackBerry solution on Sun Cellular’s network,” said Gregory Wade, Managing Director of Southeast Asia. “BlackBerry smartphones, together with Sun Cellular’s service plan offerings, will appeal to a broad spectrum of customers who want to be able to enjoy advanced communications and multimedia features with a highly refined mobile experience.”

The BlackBerry Internet Service plans, together with the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphones, will be initially available at select Sun Shops: Robinsons Galleria, Robinsons Metro East, Robinsons Manila, TriNoma, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Park Square, SM Marilao, SM Megamall, Festival Mall, SM North EDSA, SM Cebu and Ayala Cebu. Availability will also soon be expanded to all Sun Shops.

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 Smartphones

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone includes an extensive array of high-end communications and multimedia features in a compact and highly refined design that will appeal to users for both professional and personal use. It offers top-of-the-line performance, functionality and features with support for 3G HSDPA networks around the world, a next-generation (624 MHz) processor, 256 MB Flash memory, optical trackpad, built-in GPS and Wi-Fi®, a 3.2MP camera and a dazzling, high resolution display.

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is an incredibly approachable smartphone. In addition to providing customers with the industry’s leading mobile email, messaging and social networking solution, the Wi-Fi-enabled BlackBerry Curve 8520 is incredibly compact and convenient. It features an innovative optical trackpad, which makes scrolling and selection smooth and easy for a great navigation experience. It is also the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature dedicated media keys that are smoothly integrated along the top of the handset, giving customers an easy, convenient way to control their music and videos.

For pricing and additional details, please visit suncellular.com.ph or contact Sun Cellular’s authorized retail channels.

About Sun Cellular

Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI), more known under its corporate brand name Sun Cellular is one of the Philippines’ leading mobile telecommunications company in the Philippines. Sun Cellular holds the distinction of being the fastest growing mobile network provider in the country with more than 15 million subscribers supported by its over 6,000 cell sites nationwide.
Sun Cellular has pioneered unlimited Calling & Texting service (intra-network) as well as unlimited data or mobile broadband services in the market. And recently, it has reached another milestone as it has become the market leader in the postpaid mobile service (based on SEC annual reports).

Established by Digital Telecommunications Philippines (DIGITEL) in September 2001 to provide wireless public and private telecommunications services, Sun Cellular is part of the JG Summit, which is one of the country’s biggest and most diversified conglomerates with business interests in Air Transportation, Banking, Food Manufacturing, Hotels, Petrochemicals, Power Generation, Publishing, Real Estate & Property Development, and Telecommunications, among others.

About Research In Motion (RIM)

Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit rim.com or blackberry.com.

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2 comments:

  1. finally from the king of unlimited mobile network service

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  2. may price ranges na ba?

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