Sprint says No to Tour pre-orders while Verizon flips and says ok

Sprint says No to Tour pre-orders while Verizon flips and says ok
When we reported yesterday that Verizon was blocking pre-orders for those who wanted to upgrade their current device to the BlackBerry Tour 9630, we suggested that perhaps the carrier would reverse the policy after hearing complaints. Enough of you must have contacted Big Red because the carrier has done a 180 degree flip flop. The web site now reads, "Existing customers will be able to upgrade or purchase the BlackBerry Tour on this site very soon. Please check back with us tomorrow."

On the other side of the coin, a Twitter message from Sprint's manager of social media and interactive communications, in reply to a query, said that there will be no pre-orders for the BlackBerry Tour. Of course, there is always a chance that if enough complaints come in, Sprint will reverse their decision. It seems to have worked with Verizon, so why not give it a shot? By the way, both carriers expect to launch the Tour on July 12th for $199.99 after rebate with a two year contract.

RIM BlackBerry Tour 9630 Specifications

source: BGR (Sprint), BGR (Verizon)


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