Globe Telecom first PH telco to offer BlackBerry Q10

May 30, 2013

Order site fired up, product available starting June 7

On the back of its strong and longtime partnership with BlackBerry®, Globe Telecom becomes the first telco in the Philippines to launch the BlackBerry® Q10 and will be the only operator offering the newest BlackBerry smartphone for the first thirty (30) days when it becomes officially available in the country on June 7.

The leader in postpaid is poised to offer the best deals for BlackBerry Q10 under its best-ever MySuperPlan, a next-generation postpaid plan that allows subscribers to get more than what they pay for with a plan value that is almost twice the value of prepaid load.

The BlackBerry Q10 is available for as low as P1499 monthly under the best-ever MySuperPlan 999 with a monthly cashout of P500* over a 24-month contract period. The postpaid bundle comes with unlimited LTE surfing of up to 42 Mbps and a monthly consumable peso-value amount which can be converted to avail of call, text and surfing combo services.

With the best-ever MySuperPlan, subscribers availing of the BlackBerry Q10 get the full flexibility in a postpaid plan with more contract period options to choose from, ranging from 6 to 30 months.

"Our postpaid leadership is once again brought to life with this partnership with BlackBerry as Globe gets first dibs on the latest BlackBerry smartphone that's about to hit the Philippine market," said Raul Macatangay, Head of Globe Postpaid. "Filipinos are huge BlackBerry users, and we're excited to be the first to offer the BlackBerry Q10 under our best-ever MySuperPlan, which promises to bring the best BlackBerry smartphone experience ever as we take plan customization and personalization a notch higher, where subscribers get the ultimate flexibility in creating a postpaid plan that best fits their needs, lifestyle, and budget."

On top of the new postpaid plans, postpaid subscribers are also eligible to avail of the Globe Guarantee that includes the No Billshock policy, assuring customers subscribed to Plans 999 and lower will not pay over P999 a month even if they go beyond their data subscription; the 7-day phone replacement; and 24/7 access to Globe customer service channels available on the mobile phone and landline, e-mail, online chat, Twitter, and Facebook.

Built with precision and offering premium performance in a signature design, the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone combines BlackBerry's best physical keyboard and a touch screen with the power of the BlackBerry® 10 platform to help users communicate and collaborate faster and more efficiently. The BlackBerry Q10 includes advanced hardware, communications and multimedia features, and provides long battery life that lets users confidently stay ahead and take action all day long.

The re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform offers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience with features such as the ever present BlackBerry® Hub, which brings all conversations together in one easy to manage place that can be accessed any time, BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, which elegantly separates and secures work applications and data from personal content, BlackBerry® Remember, which helps users tackle tasks quickly with a new way to collect, organize and action all the information sitting in different places , and BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger), which lets users share things instantly. BBM in BlackBerry 10 includes voice calling and video chat, and lets users share their screen with another BlackBerry 10 contact.

Subscribers can order the BlackBerry Q10 via www.globe.com.ph/bbq10 starting May 29. Arrival of units in Globe Stores will begin on June 7. For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph/bbq10.

* For 24 months 0% interest on handset cash out via participating credit cardholders such as Allied/PNB, BDO/Amex, BPI, Citibank, HSBC, RCBC Bankard, Security Bank/Diners Club, Unionbank, and Eastwest Bank.