Tune Talk is the latest to add the BlackBerry prepaid service package into its portfolio, offering prepaid rates for as low as RM0.98 per day and RM28 per month for full BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) unlimited usage plan.
It is also offering a BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) + Instant messaging (IM) package for RM0.38 per day and RM11 per month.
All Tune Talk products and services are prepaid-based.
Included in the BIS package is unlimited usage of e-mail and the Internet using the default BIS browser. However, e-mail messages received using BIS cannot exceed 8MB, regardless of the size of the customer´s e-mail box too.
Streaming data is also not considered as part of the unlimited on-device browsing offer and will be billed according the customer´s prevailing data tariff plan.
Tune Talk subscribers will also be able to purchase a BlackBerry smartphones from one of its exclusive partners. These include the BlackBerry Torch 9800, BlackBerry Bold 9780, BlackBerry Curve 9300 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone.
"The BlackBerry solution comes as and added-value for Tune Talk Mobile Prepaid subscribers who can now enjoy many exciting business and lifestyle applications. More enhancements are in the pipeline to ensure that our subscribers get maximum value and convenience," said Jason Lo, Tune Talk chief executive officer on the collaboration with Research In Motion (RIM) for the BlackBerry service.
In addition, Tune Talk charges a flat rate of RM0.16 per minute for calls to any mobile or fixed-line operator in Malaysia, while an SMS costs RM0.05 each. Data usage is available at 5 sen per MB while its IDD rates are around 10 percent to 30 percent cheaper than other operators.
Apart from free personal accident insurance coverage worth RM100 000, Tune Talk subscribers also get to enjoy Tune Talk Points for AirAsia Flights that can be redeemed for a seat on any domestic or international flights by AirAsia or AirAsia X.