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

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

i didnt bother waiting for fido , bought the passport from telus at 10am today and just got the unlock code an hour and a half ago!

 

love this thing its a beast, rogers has the passport ready for pre order. available october 1 as well as with bell.

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

I watched the product launch this morning. If anyone is interested the passport can be purchased direct from BlackBerry Shop dot com and it ships unlocked. Choice of white or black. $699 sim free. I am no longer on contract and am watching for the announcements for who will be carrying. It would be nice if Fido offered it as an upgrade by order if they are not carrying it. I would love to see more BlackBerry models on Fido. Just my 2 cents worth



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

I checked Kijiji, there is one person selling FIDO iphones. and he claims he has all models iphone 6 and 6+. where did he get all fido phones

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

Hey bud, this thread is discussing the Passport. Why are you talking about the plastic toy iPhone 6 here?
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Re: Will Fido add the Blackberry Classic or Passport to their phone line up in Sep?

Most of us here are already aware that you can purchase the passport unlocked from shopBB. As of now, the US and Cdn sites are already sold out and on back order. Amazon is on back order too.
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Re: Will Fido add the Blackberry Classic or Passport to their phone line up in Sep?

Telus is selling Passport on contract with a price of $200, which is not sold out yet.

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telus ... Ouch! Their plans are too costly. I would have to spend $30 more per month on my phone bill. $30 x 24 months =$720 + tax and then another $226 for the phone. No way. I am better off buying the phone unlocked. But on that note; shopBlackberry in the US and Canada are sold out including Amazon. I am going to stay put and see what happens.
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Seems once again Rogers marketing is purposely leaving Fido out of the action, because they mistakingly think people will port to ROGERS for the Passport. At least that's what they hope no doubt. Vote with your wallet! Go to BELLUS or buy it outright from either BB or a carrier and use it on Fido!
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Re: Will Fido add the Blackberry Classic or Passport to their phone line up in Sep?

I want to add my support to this, Fido please carry the Blackberry Passport!

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

Thanks Joe, but as credmau5 added, I think Rogers determines which phones Fido will carry. So we may see this phone show up later on or perhaps never.

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