Jhb – RIM (Blackberry) alongside Vodacom launched the new Bold 9900 Touch at a secret event this past weekend.
Selected media & guests were treated to a performance by British star Tinie Tempah at this secret event which no one could identify. Vodacom's Managing Executive for sales, Zunaid Dinath, said: “We're excited to bring the first Blackberry 7-based Smartphone to our customers in South Africa in the form of the Blackberry 9900 which will provide our customers a rich and integrated communications experience”
This machine is the first Blackberry Smartphone based on the OS 7 platform, which promises to be faster with a rich interference.
Questions and doubts have raised on social networking sites as Vodacom reported to throttle their BIS services. Although MTN and Cell C have responded to doing the same, 8•ta rejected.