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Rogers sells one of the first BlackBerry Z10 smartphones in North America

Rogers sells one of the first BlackBerry Z10 smartphones in North America 
TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications today announced that Nadir 
Mohamed, President and CEO, Rogers Communications and Thorsten Heins, 
President and CEO, BlackBerry®, sold one of the first BlackBerry Z10 
smartphones in North America on February 5(th) 2013, at the Rogers flagship 
store in downtown Toronto. Rogers opened its doors early to welcome early-bird 
customers and one of the first customers in the world to reserve a BlackBerry 
Z10 smartphone. 
"It's great to be able to continue to offer our customers more choice and more 
innovation as the smartphone ecosystem evolves," said Nadir Mohamed, president 
and CEO, Rogers Communications. "Rogers and BlackBerry share a rich history, 
and together, delivered the first BlackBerry in Canada over 10 years ago. 
Today, it's exciting to build on this history and be among the first to offer 
our customers the new BlackBerry Z10 experience." 
The new BlackBerry Z10 is the first smartphone to launch with the re-designed, 
re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform, providing customers with 
a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience. Combined with the 
Rogers LTE network, Canada's fastest wireless internet, the BlackBerry Z10 
smartphone is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet, and 
offers a smarter experience that continuously adapts to a customer's needs. 
"We are very excited to partner with Rogers to mark the sale of one of the 
first BlackBerry Z10 smartphones in North America," said Thorsten Heins, 
President and CEO, BlackBerry. "Once again we are joining together with Rogers 
to bring customers a product that promises to enhance their lifestyle and 
enrich their mobile experience." 
The new all-touch BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is available in black and white at 
Rogers retail and dealer locations across Canada starting at $149.99 with 
select three year plans. Coming soon in 2013, Rogers will also offer Canadians 
access to the BlackBerry Q10, which features a physical QWERTY keyboard. 
Current Rogers wireless customers can beat the line and pre-register for the 
BlackBerry Q10 on the Rogers Reservation System. 
The Rogers Reservation System is available to current Rogers wireless 
customers across Canada. Customers can pre-register for a device by visiting 
Rogers.com under My Account. Full details about the BlackBerry Q10 
smartphone including, price, availability and specifications, will be 
announced in 2013. For more information, visit: 
www.blackberry.com/BlackBerry10. 
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media 
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data 
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable 
television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media 
we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, 
magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We 
are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and 
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). 
BlackBerry and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of 
Research In Motion Limited. BlackBerry is not responsible for any third-party 
products or services. 
Media Relations: Michelle Kelly Senior Manager, Public Relations Rogers 
Communications michelle.kelly@rci.rogers.com (416) 935-2676 
Image with caption: "On February 5th, 2013, Nadir Mohamed, President and CEO, 
Rogers, and Thorsten Heins, President and CEO, BlackBerry, sell one of the 
first BlackBerry Z10 smartphones in North America at the Rogers flagship store 
in Toronto, to Mr. Harp Dhonsi, one of the first customers in the world to 
reserve a device. February 5th marks the first day that BlackBerry Z10 
smartphones go on sale in North America. (CNW Group/Rogers Wireless and 
Cable)". Image available at:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130205_C3137_PHOTO_EN_23330.jpg 
SOURCE: Rogers Wireless and Cable 
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