O2 to offer BlackBerry on prepay


O2 to offer BlackBerry handsets on prepay and revamps contract tariffs

O2 will offer five BlackBerry handsets on prepay for the first time.

The new BlackBerry Pearl 3G will lead the line up, available in either black or purple for £249.99. The Curve 8520 and Bold 9700 will also be available for £149.99 and £349.99 respectively.

O2 will offer a specific prepay tariff to BlackBerry users that offers inclusive BlackBerry messenger use and 500MB of data when they top up a minimum of £15 per month.

Customers also get 500 texts per month when they top up between £15 and £29 per month or unlimited texts when they top up £30 or more each month.

O2 has also revamped its BlackBerry contract tariffs to include 500 minutes, unlimited text, Wi-Fi and 500MB of data on 24-month contracts for £25 a month. Customers paying £35 a month can get 1,000 minutes and 750MB data on a 24-month contract.