Verizon's Global BlackBerry

An elegant solution for globe-trotters, you can take the 8830 World Edition smartphone across all borders

Last week, when my flight landed in Frankfurt, I switched on the new BlackBerry I was testing, and it promptly began to buzz with the e-mail that had come in while the plane was crossing the Atlantic. No surprise there—I've carried BlackBerrys everywhere from Beijing to Buenos Aires. But this model is the first from Verizon Wireless that's fully functional overseas (see, 4/12/07, "Too Much Cell Phoning, Blackberry Pecking").

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