Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Buy a BlackBerry, Get a $100 Gift Card

Wal-Mart Stores is offering a $100 gift card along with the purchase of a BlackBerry phone for one week, in its ongoing bid to attract more holiday shoppers.

The offer starting at 8 a.m. on Nov. 14 will be applicable to purchases of an assortment of BlackBerry devices, and will have to be coupled with a two-year contract from one of four major wireless carriers, Wal-Mart said.

These carriers are AT&T , Sprint Nextel , Deutsche Telekom unit T-Mobile and VerizonWireless, which is a joint venture between Vodafone and Verizon Communications.

BlackBerry is manufactured by Research in Motion.

Some of the BlackBerry models on offer include the AT&T Curve 8310, Sprint Curve 8330 (Red & Titanium colors), T-Mobile 8520 (Black, White, and Frost) and Verizon Storm.

Wal-Mart said customers can use their gift card on the same day or save it for other purchases needed through the holiday season.