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  1. Jason Byers's Avatar
    I know there are rumors based on a picture and emails with someone at Blackberry, but has anyone gotten any more hard evidence Priv is indeed coming to Verizon? Since they didn't go the Passport, it makes me wonder if Verizon hasn't just given up on Blackberry...
    11-01-15 12:17 AM
  2. BerryRipe's Avatar
    I haven't seen or heard of any confirmation.

    Posted via CB10
    11-01-15 01:19 AM
  3. Tamashek's Avatar
    Yes, you will get it in February 2016 if you are willing to wait that long

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    11-01-15 03:54 AM
  4. Jason Byers's Avatar
    How are you sure, Tamashek?
    11-02-15 07:45 PM
  5. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    Bla1ze in a subtle way "confirmed" it would be 2016. But no one has seen anything from Verizon or BlackBerry, and only one report of a director for sales or something @ BlackBerry told a member the model number and it would be 2016.

    Nothing from the FCC yet either.

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    11-02-15 07:51 PM
  6. Ment's Avatar
    ATT is advertising that it has an exclusive so if Verizon is getting it, won't be until 2016.
    11-02-15 07:56 PM
  7. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    ATT is advertising that it has an exclusive so if Verizon is getting it, won't be until 2016.
    They revised their website after a sh*t storm broke out, no longer "exclusive", just "the first". Someone apparently tapped them today and told them that was incorrect.

    Posted via CB10
    11-02-15 08:00 PM
  8. Jason Byers's Avatar
    Playing devil's advocate, why would Verizon release Priv when they passed over Passport? AT&T did carry Passport, but Verizon never did...it's like Verizon cut ties with Blackberry...
    11-02-15 08:03 PM
  9. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    Playing devil's advocate, why would Verizon release Priv when they passed over Passport? AT&T did carry Passport, but Verizon never did...it's like Verizon cut ties with Blackberry...
    Nah. They released the classic and had the exclusive to the z30. I don't think there is any "cutting ties" going on, just business decisions.

    Blaz1e mentioned Verizon would look silly of they told us why they were delayed until 2016.

    I would love to see SOMETHING from vzw or BlackBerry regarding them eventually carrying the Priv.

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    11-02-15 08:10 PM
  10. Jason Byers's Avatar
    yeah, i would love that too. i have the classic with verizon and am a big fan, but would love to have full android support, apps, etc. i still worry about them not carrying passport, which was the latest blackberry release, as being an indicator on their desire to carry blackberry product. i guess one could argue that the priv is different in that it's fully android, thus making it less niche blackberry.
    11-02-15 08:17 PM
  11. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    I think, if I recall correctly the passport was before the classic. Which makes that the last device from BlackBerry . The passport was too niche I believe for Verizon or maybe for BlackBerry to produce a CDMA version. Who really knows, not me.

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    11-02-15 08:26 PM
  12. Jason Byers's Avatar
    So you think it's gonna be on Verizon? I can let myself be excited?
    11-02-15 08:34 PM
  13. laid-back's Avatar
    i recall John Chen saying that the Priv will come to all major carriers in the US, plus there was a picture leaked of a Verizon Priv.
    11-02-15 08:36 PM
  14. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    i recall John Chen saying that the Priv will come to all major carriers in the US, plus there was a picture leaked of a Verizon Priv.
    I don't think john Chen stated this. @evleaks did on Twitter a few months ago, but hasn't responded to additional tweets about it. There was someone @ BlackBerry that has a quote in an article today that they have the support of major carriers around the world, or something and the carriers are helping to market.

    Link:

    http://www.cnet.com/uk/news/inside-b...-with-android/

    The image is questionable, someone suggested it could be just a sim swap, others said you can't get 3g by doing that, So? It did clearly have Verizons app notifications and status bar stated "Verizon Wireless".

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    11-02-15 08:48 PM
  15. Z30Commission's Avatar
    I'm depressed at this point. AT&T has first dibs again, and no word from Verizon........again.

    Posted via CB10
    11-02-15 10:15 PM
  16. willtothewong's Avatar
    Fingers crossed!

    Posted via CB10
    11-02-15 11:36 PM
  17. Drentz's Avatar
    If nothing is said by Verizon in 2 weeks I'm jumping ship to AT&T.

    Posted via CB10
    11-03-15 12:20 AM
  18. peterm52's Avatar
    Y.

    Posted via CB10
    11-03-15 12:21 AM
  19. ToniCipriani's Avatar
    Playing devil's advocate, why would Verizon release Priv when they passed over Passport? AT&T did carry Passport, but Verizon never did...it's like Verizon cut ties with Blackberry...
    Because the Priv is not the Passport?
    11-03-15 06:02 AM
  20. 6stringriffs's Avatar
    I've got it on my calendar: the last day of my contract with VERIZON . Then I'm done with those B@sturds!
    11-03-15 07:11 AM
  21. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    I've got it on my calendar: the last day of my contract with VERIZON . Then I'm done with those B@sturds!
    Lmao. I've been off contract since 2011, but I have unlimited data so I'm holding out as long as I can on Verizon to have the Priv. Didn't care too much about the passport, but the Priv is looking neat and high end.

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    11-03-15 07:31 AM
  22. nbaliga's Avatar
    ATT is advertising that it has an exclusive so if Verizon is getting it, won't be until 2016.
    They have since updated that page and now say they are "First", not "Exclusive"


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    11-03-15 07:49 AM
  23. hbelkin's Avatar
    We need to let Verizon know this! I've been with them for about 15 years, with 6 lines... I want to hear from them (or BlackBerry) that they're carrying it! Of course I'd like it now, but if it's 2016 I'll wait... but I might not wait if they don't confirm it will arrive at some point!

    Posted via CB10
    11-04-15 02:37 PM
  24. DJM626's Avatar
    If nothing is said by Verizon in 2 weeks I'm jumping ship to AT&T.

    Posted via CB10
    I hear ya but I don't think I'm going to be that generous with the time frame. My cutoff is going to be next week. No word from Verizon or they play stupid, or they tell me late winter or early spring of next year and it's off to AT and T for me

    Posted via CB10
    11-04-15 03:40 PM
  25. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    Verizon confirmed today via Twitter they will carry the Priv "soon".

    Posted via CB10
    11-06-15 03:20 PM
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