3G enabled version of the BlackBerry PlayBook is coming to AT&T in April?

3G enabled version of the BlackBerry PlayBook is coming to AT&T in April?
RIM's BlackBerry Playbook is surely impressing a lot of people with its killer functionality, but as we all know, RIM plans to produce a Wi-Fi only version at first that would require you to tether it with a BlackBerry smartphone to gain 3G connectivity. However, not everyone will necessarily be sporting a RIM handset upon purchasing the PlayBook when it launches, but it appears that AT&T might be graced with a 3G enabled version very soon.

As it stands, Sprint is lined up to get a WiMAX version of the favorable PlayBook later in the year, but it sounds that AT&T will see one tailor made for their 3G network and is expected to launch in April. That's pretty good, especially for those who travel abroad a lot, since it'll be more adaptive to other networks around the world – where 4G LTE and WiMAX availability are still fairly slim.

Furthermore, it'll make the whole experience less strenuous seeing that you won't have to fumble around with some other device to gain 3G connectivity – which is nice for those long days at the beach where you just don't want to be bothered.

source: CIO via IntoMobile

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4 Comments

1. stuntz

Posts: 178; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I feel that Sprint is going to announce the playbook on February 9th.

2. ikandixclusive

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 07, 2011

yay!! at&t is getting it!!

3. blackberrypin unregistered

Niceeee...Im really impatient to see the another breakthru' of blackberry playbook soon, seems contains a lot of temptations inside of this handheld...:D blackBerrypin blogs for BlackBerry users >> blackberry pin

5. igetei francis unregistered

i want to buy. the cost and how to get it.

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