2 for 1 sale would be Berry Berry good for Verizon customers

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2 for 1 sale would be Berry Berry good for Verizon customers
With all of the recent talk about sales numbers between the iPhone 3G and the BlackBerry Storm, it looks like Verizon has found a way to get those sales numbers up. While not yet officially announced, rumors are circulating that starting February 6th and lasting until March 31st, when you buy any BlackBerry offered by Big Red you will get a second one of equal or lessor value for free. And yes, this deal does include the Storm. Now, there is no such thing as a free lunch, so you must sign a new two-year contract to take advantage of this offer. There will be no mail in debit card necessary when buying the Storm and for the Curve 8330 and the 8830, you will still get a $70 debit card back from the purchase of the first device of those two models. The Pearl 8130 rounds out all of the BlackBerry's that are part of this "Buy One Get One" offer. Two non BlackBerry models, the Palm Centro and the Samsung Alias, are considered part of this special deal. Again, at the moment this is pure speculation. and speaking of such, the same sources are reporting that the next official firmware upgrade for the Storm will go out on March 31st. The last official update was 4.07.0,75 and the latest leaked OS which hit the internet last weekend, was 4.07.0.99.

source: BGR

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17 Comments

1. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Yes it's true. So come and get them. It's not available in all areas, so please call and check your own market area. It's for any equal or lesser Value Blackberry. Example: BB Storm $199 (Instant Rebate btw) Second BB Storm $0 Example 2: BB Storm $199 (Yes! Instant Rebate) BB Pearl $0 Example 3: BB Storm $199 (still instant rebate) BB Curve $0 Other Examples: BB Curve $149.99 -$70 Mail in Rebate, Second one= $0 Only the Storm has an instant rebate, Curve, Pearl, and World Edition have mail in Rebates on Initial phone. I don't know where the March 31st End date came from cause everything I know/read says TBD still.

2. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I forgot to mention the Pearl Promo is still going Buy 1 Pearl, get up too 3 additional Pearls free. And the promo for the Pearl and BOGO blackberry's in general is for New or Existing* (*Eligible - Yes that means actually completing a contract and not call customer service and complain because you think your entitled to a new phone when you know damn well you got one 5 months ago. lol) customers.

3. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

omg great day at vzw! wooot bogo all blackberrys, bag3 on pearls, instant rebates, COME GET SOME BABY! :) why yes the centro and alias are on bogo as well, but who would want them over a free bb? yea boy!

4. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Must be pretty hard up to be offering deals like this.

5. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Christ you're bitter, aren't you Hova? Still reeling after 2 weeks? Get over it and move on man, jeez.

6. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Bitter about what? It just seems pretty obvious they are hard up if they are making their NUMBER ONE SELLER BOGO. That seems pretty obvious, but I'm glad I stated it so people like you who can't see the obvious get filled in.

7. joeruby666

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 06, 2009

I'm with *HOVA*...you peeps are just VZW slaves and or fanboys...eat desperation boyz, and watch out for those pink slips Baby!!!!

8. phyzic

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 06, 2009

Again, Clownruby speaks...If Verizon is struggling so badly, then why-o-why are they still hiring and opening locations and showing billions in growth...read a company profile every once in a while...A lot of info on the investor relations page if ya wanna see how a good company is doing!!

9. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

last time i checked, we were slated for major lay-offs my friend......

10. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Hard up? Did you not see their numbers from last year? They're doing just fine, a hell of a lot better than Sprint, and btw, I don't see 20k workers like AT&T about to strike with them either. You're still dumber than a box of rocks I see, good to know that some things never change.

11. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

With Big red acquiring Alltel, I could see some Alltel employees going, but VZ has never laid off employees in the past. And there was a story months ago on engadget talking about 3k Alltel employees going if VZ did acquire them. Perhaps that's what you're talking about?

12. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

I'm flabbergasted with that response. I'd love to reply, but I can't dumb myself down to a fanboy level to respond with "YAH YAH YAH YOU FANBOYZ STFU GTFO, IPHONE RULLLZZZ!!!!" Classic. You and Hova should get a room.

14. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

We can tell you love to reply considering you just did 3 times in a row. Don't be afraid to gather your thoughts to make one post instead of 3. You're so right, I'm such an idiot. It's clearly the fact they are so amazing that they are selling BOGO on a phone they pay more to make then an iPhone which sells for $200 all day long, and is their number 1 seller. All I'm saying is I'm very shocked that they are offering this and it seems there has to be something behind it. True, they've been making alot of money but they also just shelled out how much to take over Alltel. Think about it just a little because I'm sure there's more to it then you think. I understand you are a huge fan of VZW, good for you, but think from the outside and I don't think it's that hard to see.

15. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

"Think from the outside"? Oh you mean ASSUME! Yeah great strategy, that approach ALWAYS gets people somewhere! You're a moron *HOVA*. I don't think there's anything to "read into" except that they want to sell phones to people. You know, to make money and all; like MOST businesses. I think the fact that VZW acquired Alltel during a recession, and posted an actual profit in the billions for the final quarter of '08 still in the midst of acquiring Alltel and still during the recession speaks for itself. It's funny how people like you think that a company has to be in some poor shape in order to promote sales of inventory. Just like people I've run into that think a company that runs a lot of commercials is somehow doing poorly as well, and that's why they have to run all sorts of commercials or ads. It seems to me there are A LOT of people running around this world without a clue.

16. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Thank you Hova, yes, You're an idiot, in fact you're a pretty large one from this post. For starters, companies such as VZW, AT&T, Sprint, etc, do not make their phones. Companies that make phones are called phone manufacturers, companies who sell the phones at a discounted rate in lieu of a contract are called carriers. Cell phone industry 101, which obviously you flunked out of. Secondly, if you paid any attention to some of these carriers, you should know VZW is a special case, different from the rest due to the fact that they are a private company (not publicly traded) and are a joint venture by Verizon Communications (55%) and Vodaphone (45%). Also, if you paid attention during the whole original talks way back in the spring, you would've noticed that Vodaphone was significantly backing Big Red to acquire Alltel, so much as to back them with money. So to add onto what YouLostTheGame has all ready said (He took most of my sunshine here, lol), VZW isn't your average company in today's standards, they have resources you couldn't believe which is how they pull off what they pull off. And for you're "There has to be something behind it," I'm sure since you've proven you don't know much at all so far, that obviously, just like your generalizations a couple of weeks ago with your false iPhone sales statistics, you don't understand the business involved in the simplicity of "There's really nothing behind it, they're just not failing like everyone else." Gee, a company that isn't failing right now, I see that as a good thing amidst all the economic trouble the world is in. I'm so happy to see bitter moronic imbeciles like yourself angry that a company can do so well. So yeah, you're still an idiot.

17. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Wow, did you just tell me the companies don't make their phones??? DUH!!!!!!!!!! Is that why it's called a BLACKBERRY Storm instead of a VZW Storm?? Wholy cow, I'm really glad you could clear that up cause I was so confused. I figured for sure since RIM was a company out of Canada they must be the same company offering VZW service here in the states, phew, glad you could clear that up. If you guys would remove your mouth from VZW wang you could probably see things more objectively, but I suppose if my nose was as brown as yours I wouldnt' want to admit it either. You losers can keep postin away, I'll be glad to keep puting you in your place. Of course since you come in pairs you have such witty comebacks and make things up which is much appreciated, what else would I do if I didnt' have idiots to reply to. Thanks for that.

13. instinct75

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 06, 2009

I WOULDNT GO WITH THE BB STORM AT ALL AMA JUST WAIT FOR THE PALM PRE THATS SOMETHING THATS WORTH IT NOT LIKE THE BB STORM ITS FULL OF BUGS IT SUCKS HAD IT FOR A WEEK RETURN IT DONT GET IT SUCKS

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