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BlackBerry Internet goes pre-paid



8.t a has announced a BlackBerry Internet Service Prepaid Voucher that offers R600 worth of airtime, free BlackBerry Internet Service and 500MB of streaming YouTube data.

8.ta has announced the availability of an exciting BlackBerry Internet Service Prepaid Voucher that is ideal for the youth market or any other Prepaid BlackBerry smartphone user. For R600 incl. VAT, subscribers get R600 worth of airtime once-off, FREE BlackBerry Internet Service and FREE 500MB YouTube streaming monthly for the next 6 months.

The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow easy wireless access to email, messaging, social networking, phone, calendar, web, multimedia and other lifestyle and business applications.

BlackBerry Internet Service is an easy-to-use, convenient, low-cost solution that provides users with access to the Internet and up to 10 supported corporate and personal email accounts (including popular email accounts such as 8tamail, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail), as well as BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) and popular social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It also provides access to a wide range of mobile applications on BlackBerry App World.

Through BlackBerry Prepaid Voucher, Prepaid customers shall gain the benefit of an all inclusive offering where they do not have to pay R59.00 per month to gain the benefit of BlackBerry Internet service.

Says Telkom Mobile Managing Executive, Amith Maharaj: ‚The BlackBerry smartphone is a popular choice in South Africa today. Our Prepaid customers, especially those young at heart, can enjoy the freedom and productivity benefits of using the BlackBerry smartphone to stay connected to friends, family and information while on the move.‚

In addition to the BlackBerry Internet Service Prepaid Voucher offering, if subscribers send 5 SMSs they receive 50 to use on that day. Customers shall receive FREE minutes after the first 3 seconds spent on a received call. TheBlackBerry Internet Service Prepaid Voucher can also be used in conjunction with a Prepaid tariff and any other active bundle, be it SMS, data or other.

This BlackBerry Internet Service Prepaid Voucher is available at 8·ta Flagship stores, Telkom Direct Stores, Edcon and Altech Autopage at launch. Once the offer has expired, customers shall have an option to migrate to another Prepaid tariff plan and keep their existing BlackBerry Internet Service.

BlackBerry users who purchase this Prepaid Voucher shall enjoy the following benefits:

· Airtime worth R600 once-off

· FREE BlackBerry Internet Service worth R59 monthly for 6 months

· FREE 500MB YouTube streaming worth R150 monthly for 6 months

· Send 5 SMSs daily and receive 50 FREE SMSs to use on that day

· FREE minutes after the first 3 seconds of a received call.


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