Mobile operator Orange is to be the first UK provider to offer a Pay As You Go BlackBerry service. For £145, customers will be able to purchase a BlackBerry Pearl 8120 with access to the BlackBerry service costing £5 per month.
The 8120 will ship in an exclusive colour of indigo and will be available from early February.
Pippa Dunn, Director of Pay As You Go, Orange UK said, “With nearly two thirds of UK mobile customers now using pay as you go , we are really pleased to be bringing one of the most popular email and multimedia devices to the masses as the first operator to offer BlackBerry on pay as you go in the UK . At Orange, we’ve always been known for innovation and great value, and with the launch of this service, we continue to lead the market – giving UK pay as you go customers the choice they deserve.”