The long-awaited BlackBerry Z10 was recently launched in South Africa. Because of the popularity of BlackBerrys in South Africa in the past, we thought it’s a good idea to compare the entry-level contracts from different providers for the Blackberry Z10.
As with any financial purchasing decision, it’s best to compare products from different providers to ensure you make the most informed decision and save money where you can.
In this comparison we looked at Blackberry Z10 contracts that will suit most smartphone users. These contracts include a decent amount of call time (talk time), data and SMSs per month.
The BlackBerry Z10 is available from the 4 major networks in South Africa. Now, let’s look at how these networks’ contracts compare:
Comparison of BlackBerry Z10 Contracts
*This promotion works as follows: when you send 5 or more SMSs in a day, you receive 50 free SMSs to be used in that same 24-hour period only.
**Refers to out of bundle data rates
What do you need to apply for a contract?
- Three months’ bank statements (Cell C additionally recommends one that’s stamped by your bank, because this will speed up approval)
- Most recent payslip
- Green barcoded ID
- Proof of residence
We recommend you analyse each contract’s terms and conditions and value-added services to find the best match for you. For the purposes of this exercise Virgin Mobile was not included as there was no BlackBerry Z10 offer available on their site.[polldaddy poll=7089396]
PLEASE NOTE: This comparison is not intended to serve as a definitive or complete guide to getting a BlackBerry Z10 contract. Please consult with a representative from your chosen network to discuss the most suitable contract for you. The above figures were collected from the respective networks’ websites and from in-store pamphlets and brochures and were accurate at the time of publishing this article. Prices and rates are subject to change.