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Mobily has announced today that they are bringing BlackBerry Bold 9700, in Saudi Arabia Market, it will cost
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) officially launched the BlackBerry Bold 9700 Kingdom-wide, According to statement issued by Mobily . The “9700” is the latest HSDPA enabled BlackBerry device that runs on Mobily state of the art 3.75G network.
The BlackBerry 9700 sells for SR2,599 at all Mobily outlets, bundled with a monthly BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) allocation of 2 gigabytes for SR99 a month for e-mail and Internet usage, the highest monthly BlackBerry data allocation in the Kingdom. If customers manage to use more than the two-gigabyte allocation, they pay two halala per kilobyte. Customers can subscribe to BlackBerry Internet Service either by sending an SMS text message with “BIS” in the body of the message to 1100 or at an outlet where they purchase the device. ( Arabnews )
I have been thinking of buying one, but I think I have to wait for next year so that I could replace my Nokia E71 , I like push e-mail system, although I have heard there are some problems for prepaid subscribers in connection. But I still have to confirm this after owning the unit next year 🙂 ,
Source : Bold Specs and Pictures