The power of BlackBerry 10 with a Classic BlackBerry Keyboard

Kingston, Jamaica – Thursday 6th June 2013: Digicel today launched the new BlackBerry® Q10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry® 10 in the Caribbean, El Salvador and Panama. Built with precision and offering premium performance in a signature design, the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone combines BlackBerry’s best physical keyboard and a touch screen with the power of the BlackBerry 10 platform to help you communicate and collaborate faster and more efficiently. The BlackBerry Q10 smartphone includes advanced hardware, communications and multimedia features, and provides long battery life that lets you confidently stay ahead and take action all day long.

The new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will be available from Digicel stores across the Caribbean from June 14th and in El Salvador and Panama at the end of June.

Digicel Group Commercial Director, Brian Finn, said: “Following on from the successful launch of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, which our customers across the Caribbean and Central America are enjoying, we are delighted to now bring the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone to them. The BlackBerry Q10 smartphone boasts the fantastic new BlackBerry 10 platform with BlackBerry Hub, a top class camera and a full QWERTY keyboard – making it a fantastic phone for business as well as personal use.”

The re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform offers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience. It gives you a faster and smarter experience that continuously adapts to your needs. Every feature, every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep you moving forward towards your goal and includes advancements such as:

·         The ever present BlackBerry® Hub, which  brings all your conversations together in one easy to manage place that you can access at any time from any app with a simple “peek”, so you’re always only one swipe away from what matters to you.
·         BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, which protects what’s important to you and the business you work for.

·         BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger), which lets you share things with the people that matter to you in an instant. BBM in BlackBerry 10 includes voice calling and video chat, and lets you share your screen with another BlackBerry 10 contact.

·         BlackBerry® Remember, which helps you tackle tasks quickly with a new way to collect, organize and action all the information sitting in different places across your smartphone.

For more information on the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone please visit

Digicel Group Limited is a leading global communications provider with operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 12 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$4.5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.

Digicel runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.

Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams and individuals including the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt and Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel also sponsors the West Indies cricket team.  Since 2012, Digicel has been the title sponsor of the Myanmar Football Federation and the Myanmar Special Olympics Federation.

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