Mobilicity announces $100 mail-in-rebate on BlackBerry PlayBook/BlackBerry smartphone bundle

Carrier's $10 unlimited data add-on makes connecting to the Web more affordable than with other carriers

TORONTO, April 19 /CNW/ - Mobilicity may not be the only Canadian wireless carrier introducing the BlackBerry® PlayBooktoday, but for consumers looking to get the most out of Research In Motion's debut tablet, it's the only carrier worth consumers' attention for a number of important reasons:

  1. Mobilicity customers can affordably connect (tether) their Mobilicity BlackBerry smartphone to the PlayBook to access the Internet where Wi-Fi is not available, simply by adding Mobilicity's $10 unlimited data plan to any talk plan. With Mobilicity, there is no worry of getting an expensive bill due to high tethering usage.
  2. Mobilicity customers who purchase a BlackBerry PlayBook AND BlackBerry Bold™ 9780 or BlackBerry Curve™ 3G smartphone with any plan and a data add-on will are eligible for a $100 mail-in-rebate. This offer is for new activations only and is available through May 15, 2011*.
  3. Mobilicity customers get peace of mind and a quality wireless experience on Mobilicity's state-of-the-art 3.5G network. The unlimited carrier does not provide its customers with contracts, credit checks or outrageous monthly bills containing extra fees and surprise charges, as is commonly the case with Canada's incumbent carriers.

The BlackBerry PlayBook delivers professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing. The ultra-portable tablet offers a great look and feel, measuring less than half an inch thick and weighing less than a pound. It features a vivid 7-inch high-resolution display that is highly-responsive with a fluid touch screen experience. It also offers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.

Availability
The BlackBerry PlayBook with Wi-Fi is available with 16 GB ($499.99) and with 32 GB ($599.99) at select Mobilicity stores across Canada and online at www.mobilicity.ca as are the BlackBerry® Bold 9780 ($499.99) and BlackBerry Curve™ 3G ($299.99).

About Mobilicity (DAVE Wireless)
Mobilicity, Canada's UNLIMITED 3.5G mobile operator, provides nationwide coverage with unlimited coverage areas to make wireless communications more affordable and easier to use. Mobilicity's pay-in-advance unlimited talk, text and data plans ensure 100 percent bill certainty - without contracts, credit checks or hidden charges. Formerly known as Data & Audio Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE Wireless), the company is led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in the telecommunications and media sectors with more than $3 billion of capital under management. Mobilicity was named one of Canada's Top 25 Up and Coming Information & Communication Technology start-ups in 2010 by the Branham Group Inc. Further information about Mobilicity can be found at www.mobilicity.ca.

*Rules and regulations apply.

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