Vodacom, RIM launch BlackBerry in Tanzania

5 Nov 2008

Mobile operator Vodacom Tanzania has teamed up with Research In Motion (RIM) to launch the BlackBerry solution to its subscribers across the country. The operator is launching the BlackBerry Curve 8310 and BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphones for both pre-paid and post-paid customers, allowing them to access e-mail (including attachment viewing), phone, messaging, organiser, web, multimedia and other applications while on the move. Vodacom Tanzania is offering a pre-paid account for as little as TZS36,000 (USD27.66) for 30 days, rising to TZS99,000 for 60 days or TZS180,000 for 180 days. A Vodacom post-paid account costs TZS36,000 per month for a consumer package or TZS54,000 for a BlackBerry Enterprise Service subscription plan – which includes BlackBerry internet service access for free.

Tanzania, Vodacom Tanzania