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BlackBerry Bold said to lose Orange appeal

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BlackBerry Bold said to lose Orange appeal
With stories of constant handset returns due to dropped calls, poor reception and buggy performance, British cellular carrier Orange is said to stop offering the popular BlackBerry Bold. Back in October, Bold sales were suspended and RIM tried to fix the problems with firmware updates, but it has been to no avail. And while this speculation has been bandied about the media in England, officially the phone remains for sale at retail outlets and on the web site of the networker.

At the same time, the BlackBerry Storm has been having problems of its own. However, the first touchscreen BlackBerry is offered in Britain exclusively by Vodafone and the carrier has said nothing about taking drastic action with the device.

via: ITWorld

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:42

1. Jyakotu (Posts: 852; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)

A carrier named Orange? Well, that's certainly...creative. XD

posted on 06 Jan 2009, 08:35

2. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

From what I have read about this it appears Orange and RIM have only offered one firmware update for this phone and is running 162 were the at&t and other euro Bolds are running .190 or higher and have little to no problems. That and they have yet to pull the phone as it can still be purchased at retail stores and website for free.

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