Unlimited Wars Heat Up: MetroPCS Offers BlackBerry Curve

8300_device_features.jpgMetroPCS is offering their first BlackBerry
Curve 8330
smartphone from Research In Motion, along with an unlimited data plans.The BlackBerry Curve has a full-QWERTY keyboard and advanced
multimedia capabilities.

MetroPCS offers two unlimited rate plans to support the
BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone. The $50 personal rate plan, for use
with the BlackBerry Curve, will offer flat rate, unlimited talk, text, web
browsing, MMS and BlackBerry email access through BlackBerry
Internet Service. For an additional $10 per month enterprise customers
can receive the same unlimited plan features on BlackBerry
Enterprise Server.

They claim, no other U.S. wireless carrier is offering an
unlimited, no signed contract, flat rate plan for BlackBerry services at
this price which amounts to $550
in annual savings for BlackBerry service over certain national carriers. These savings won't be apparent right away because the BlackBerry Curve costs $449 without subsidies or a contract. Don't forget to use the Wireless and Mobile News' Metro coupon-link MetroPCS First Month of Service Free when you use the link and buy your service online.

The BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone will be available for purchase at MetroPCS.  Markets where it be on sale this week include, Greater Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Atlanta,
Detroit, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento.

“Today’s consumers are driven by value, performance and convenience and
MetroPCS is extremely pleased to offer consumers a product that will
allow the ultimate wireless experience,” said Roger D. Linquist,
president and chief executive officer of MetroPCS. “This new addition to
our handset lineup allows our subscribers to enjoy the advanced features
and convenience they desire in a smartphone with an unlimited, flat-rate
service that beats the competition in price.”

The BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone will be available at all Best Buy
stores in the previously listed markets beginning the week of March and select MetroPCS authorized dealers and company-owned retail
locations by the end of March.