Alltel Launches First Blackberry
Apr 15, 2005, 3:43 PM by (staff)
Alltel has begun selling the RIM Blackberry 7250 through its wireless business channel. It will not be available in retail stores until this summer. The device will cost $360 with a 1 year contract, and $300 with a 2 year contract. Alltel is charging $50 per month for unlimited data on the Blackberry, but offers a $5 discount for those who also subscribe to a voice plan on the handset. Separately, Alltel announced they have completed a combined purchase and trade with Cingular for various licenses and network partners.
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