The BlackBerry Z10 has been or is being launched in most areas of the world this month. Unfortunately, subscribers of major U.S. carriers are most likely going to have to wait until mid-March to get their hands on this device, or they could go with a new, much pricier option. Today, a "micro-carrier" within the U.S., Solavei, has decided to bring the BlackBerry Z10 on board with a $50 unlimited voice, text, and data plan. The costly hurdle with this plan is that Solavei offers no discounted price on the device, so buying the Z10 would run you a cool one thousand dollars (not a typo).
Don't get me wrong, I love my device, and seeing as how Z10s on eBay have been going for even more than this, you may consider getting one from Solavei. This is specially true if you like having your devices unlocked and contract free. In this case, patience may be a virtue for your wallet as well, as Z10s will no doubt become a lot cheaper on contract, and even off, once they hit the U.S. in 4 to 5 weeks.
If you do want to check out this pricey deal, check out the full press release below!
Solavei Leads Market As First U.S. Wireless service provider to Offer Blackberry z10
With its $49 No-contract Unlimited Voice, Text and Data Mobile Service on a Nationwide 4G Network, Solavei Announces the Early Availability of the Newest Blackberry Phone
BELLEVUE, Wash. (February 8, 2012) – Solavei®, an affordable contract-free mobile service provider, today announces the advanced availability exclusively to its members for immediate purchase of the Blackberry Z10 through its retail partner GSM Nation. Solavei Members can be the first to own the newest Blackberry handset before any other carrier or MVNO in the U.S.
One of the most anticipated new phones for 2013, the Blackberry Z10 was only available in Canada and the UK – until now. Due for widespread availability in mid-March, the Blackberry Z10 boasts a high-resolution LCD display, 4.2 inch screen, the brand new Blackberry 10 operating system and onscreen keyboard. Consumers and experts alike are anxiously awaiting the phone’s mass-market arrival, but for Solavei Members, the wait is over.
“We believe in giving our members access to the latest phones and wireless capabilities,” said Ryan Wuerch, founder and CEO of Solavei. “Solavei not only gives its members the opportunity to pay less for unlimited mobile service, but even the opportunity to earn income by sharing Solavei with others.”
Launched on September 21, 2012, Solavei has already attracted more than 120,000 members nationwide to take advantage of the only mobile phone service offering a $49 per month unlimited voice, text and data plan, along with the unique opportunity to earn recurring monthly income by sharing with friends and family through its social commerce platform.
Instead of spending millions of dollars on advertising for brand awareness or using retail stores to distribute its services, Solavei relies on its members to share the service and directly compensates them for their efforts. The members using Solavei’s contract-free mobile service act as the greatest form of advertising and distribution. Members enroll new customers by sharing through word-of-mouth and personal social media connections. In its first four months, Solavei paid out more than $5 million in member commissions.
To learn more about Solavei and enroll, visit Solavei.com, and to purchase the Blackberry Z10 visit GSMNation.com/Solavei.
How Solavei Works
Solavei is a cost effective mobile phone service with no obligation to share or sign up others. Members who choose to share the Solavei Mobile Service with others through its social commerce platform can use the money to offset their monthly bill and even have the opportunity to generate recurring monthly income. At its simplest, the plan allows members to earn $20 per month for every three members (called a “Trio”) they or someone directly connected to them signs up for mobile service. When members have three Trios, the income generated is greater than their monthly plan cost of $49, essentially making their mobile service free. The more members in a person’s network, the more income earned.