Will Fido add the Blackberry Classic or Passport to their phone line up in Sep?

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Will Fido add the Blackberry Classic or Passport to their phone line up in Sep?

To Fido staff,

 

Has there been any advanced notice as to whether Fido will carry Blackberry's Classic or Passport phones?

 

 

 

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Response from Fido ...

 

" Thank you for taking the time to write to us via www.fido.ca , my name is xxxxxx (omitted agent's name). For strategic reasons, our marketing department will only release information about new handsets at the very last minute. We can simply say that new models are being tested on an on-going basis and are launched once they meet our strict quality standards. For information regarding the latest handsets, we invite you to check back regularly on fido.ca/phones.

 

And there you have it.

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I have been watching the phone offerings from Fido as well. Over the last few days, when you click on the BlackBerry link to use fido dollars to upgrade the phone, there is nothing to select. This is a very sad offering from Fido when the only device they constantly push is the iphone. I am Canadian, and I thought Rogers/Fido was as well. There are still some of us around who believe that supporting Canadian companies is a good thing. I am so disappointed right now, I can't speak. Sad


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I can't believe Fido has dropped the BlackBerry line altogether. WTH?


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Re: Will Fido add the Blackberry Classic or Passport to their phone line up in Sep?

Virgin Mobile is going to bring Blackberry Classic to their phone line-up. As a competitor, Fido has to catch up, bringing Passport for Fido's loyal customers to choose. Otherwise, customers will move on. Passport is so hot! It is sold out everywhere including Shop Blackberry and Amazon. Passport is a high demanding and best-in-class innovative phone.   

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Where did you hear that VM is going to get the BB Classic? I check mobilesyrup.com and no mention of it. They usually get this info first hand.

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Crackberry.com
Crackberry is the place where Blackberry fans/loyalists can read news about Blackberry. You may download an app "CB10" from Blackberry World. Other than Crackberry, you can also subscribe to these BBM Channels : "Blackberry Empire" or "BerryFlow". Blackberry Empire gets Blackberry news at first hand than everyone does.
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@dieselgg wrote:

Thanks for your support, but I highly doubt Fido will budge on the Passport. I think they were not too impressed with sales from the Z10 when they carried it. Nevertheless, I will send an email to Fido to have them bring the BB Passport to their lineup.


Rogers it seens Has gone Back to Viewing BlackBerry as an Upslale Brand

So Fido is the Discount Brand of Rogers so Most BlackBerry Phones will be carried Rogers it seems

Fido most likely will get the LTE Version of the Z3 if anything

 

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@dieselgg wrote:

Of course it will work with Fido. Why would it not work? The Passport phone supports all all the carrier bands.Fido uses the same bands as Rogers.


Why is it that People Forget this Rogers & Fido = SAME NETWORK

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If fido doesn't offer blackberry I'm probably going to find another provider

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I would like to know too. My BB Curve will die soon and I would like to upgrade to a BB Classic. I have been with Fido since 1999 (my first and only cell phone provider) and I do not want to go to Telus or Bell etc I definitely think Blackberry phones should be an option. If it won't be offered then unfortunately I will have to go to another carrier. Fido, please reconsider.
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I'm looking forward for BB Leap and if Fido not going to sell it .. No words, so disappointing, they are making a big mistake
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Mobilicity has just announced that they start to carry Passport, Classic and even Z30. Among all Canadian carriers, Fido ONLY YOU do not carry any BlackBerry 10 smartphones.  

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I understand that Fido has strategic reasons, only releasing information about new handsets at the very last minute. However, remember that to be competitive, the last minute is always too late to respond to the market. Right now, big 3 - Rogers, Telus and Bell, Wind Mobile are getting BlackBerry Leap for price- sensitive customers. I am going to add a line for my son (12-year-old boy) who needs a smartphone of better price tag. Of course, I will not add a line at Fido because Fido doesn't even add any new BlackBerrys (including BlackBerry Leap) in the product lineup. Even myself will not stay with Fido pretty soon because there is no any BlackBerry to upgrade from my awesome Z10.   

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yea me too, getting sick of no blackberry devices,  would like to upgrade my q5 to a passport, probably have to switch carriers

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BB Classic & BB PRIV

Are Available through 611 Since February 2016

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