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Coming Soon to Three - BlackBerry Z10 smartphone

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PRESS RELEASE

UK - Three today announced that the BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone will be coming soon to the network in the UK.

The new BlackBerry Z10 is the first smartphone to launch with the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry® 10 platform, giving customers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience. The BlackBerry Z10 is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet, and offers a smarter experience that continuously adapts to a customer's needs.

The new BlackBerry Z10 will be coming soon to Three and customers can register their interest here.

Sylvia Chind, Head of Handsets at Three said: "We're delighted to announce that the highly anticipated BlackBerry Z10 is coming soon to the network. This new modern smartphone is packed with all of the best features of a traditional BlackBerry, along with a new speedy browser and a quick and easy user interface so you'll be able to enjoy all the benefits of the mobile internet including face-to-face calls using BBM Video over Three's Ultrafast network." 

"The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone delivers a powerful new platform for BlackBerry customers. Combined with the network and service plans from Three, BlackBerry Z10 customers will be delighted with a re-invented communication experience, seamless multitasking, easy access to multiple social networks, and the peace of mind that BlackBerry security gives them," said Carlo Chiarello, EVP, Global Smartphone Business at RIM.

With BlackBerry 10 every feature, every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep customers moving and includes advancements such as:

  • Peek and Flow into the BlackBerry Hub - A new inbox where what matters to customers is always only one swipe away
  • Keyboard - Understands and adapts to customers, so they can type faster and more accurately
  • BBMTM (BlackBerry® Messenger) - Allows customers to share things with the people that matter to them in an instant

Follow @ThreeUK on Twitter for the latest product announcements.

About Three UK

Three is a communications company focused on bringing the benefits of the internet to mobile communications. We offer attractive pricing and give our customers the widest choice of ways to stay connected. To do this we've built an award-winning high-speed mobile broadband network. Three UK is a member of the HWL group of companies, which include 3G operations in Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Macau and Sweden.

Facts about Three:

  • Three launched the UK's first 3G high-speed mobile network offering national coverage for calls and texts, and has more than 97.8% population coverage for mobile internet services.  
  • Three took first place in 8 out of 11 categories in the most recent YouGov Tablet Survey. Three also came first in the most recent uSwitch Best Network awards. For more info visit: www.three.co.uk/awards.