BlackBerry services now available for yuMobile subscribers

yuMobile’s Head of Core Products Raja Sakar, (Centre), with yuMobile customer service team show case some of the Blackberry phones available at the yuMobile Customer Relationship Centres. yuMobile unveiled the most affordable entry level BlackBerry service plan in the market to its subscribers.

Essar Telecom Kenya’s (ETK) yuMobile has unveiled affordable entry level BlackBerry service plans in the market as it launched its BlackBerry services for its 2.8 million subscribers.

The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow easy wireless access to email and messaging, social networking, phone, organizer, web, multimedia and other mobile business and lifestyle applications. The addition of BlackBerry services to the network will enable subscribers to easily access e-mail, phone, text messaging, Internet, organizer and corporate data applications from a single, integrated device.

As a special offer, yuMobile is giving away two months free subscription on the BB complete plan upon purchase of a brand new device from its retail centres.

“We are launching with some very competitive offers, and in keeping with our promise of giving value for money to our subscribers, today we present the most affordable entry level option in the market for the BlackBerry service,” said yuMobile country manager Madhur Taneja.

yuMobile will initially offer  the BlackBerry Bold 9900, Bold 9780, Curve 8520 and Torch 9800 to customers on their network. The handsets will not be locked to the network and customers will choose from eight distinct plans listed below.


BIS monthly KES  999
BIS Daily KES 50
BB Complete Monthly KES 499
BB Complete daily KES 20
BB Social Monthly KES 400
BB Social daily KES 15
BES KES 1999
BES+ KES 1999


Bold 9900 KES 58,999
Bold 9780 KES 36,999
Curve 8520 KES 17,999
Torch 9800 KES 52,999


NB:The above devices come loaded with 2 months free subscription to BB Complete Plan


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