Celebrities Join the BlackBerry Barkada:

Exciting BlackBerry offers, unlimited BBM, & special promos bring Filipinos closer this holiday season

Research In Motion (RIM) is rolling out the “Action Starts Here” campaign in the Philippines, inspiring consumers to take action and to stay connected with their barkadas using BlackBerry® smartphones, especially this Christmas season.  

The campaign is supported by popular barkadas in Philippine show business who are also longtime BlackBerry users.

Consumers can avail of up to 35% off on BlackBerry smartphones, experience unlimited local and international messaging with BBM (BlackBerry® Messenger™) for as low as PHP 99/month, and connect with their loved ones with services such as unlimited Facebook for BlackBerry and Twitter for BlackBerry for as low as PHP 599/month.

So who are the stars joining the BlackBerry Barkada?  
The Jetsetting It Crowd:  Solenn Heussaff, Isabelle Daza, Liz Uy, Tim Yap, and Raymond Gutierrez

They are among the most talented, fashionable, and in-demand personalities in the Philippines today.  With their busy schedules and fast-paced lifestyles, staying in touch as a barkada might be hard but Solenn Heussaff, Isabelle Daza, Liz Uy, Tim Yap, and Raymond Gutierrez are hyper-connected with each other through BBM.  With BBM, they can send unlimited messages, photos, and voice notes to one another even if they are in different parts of the world.  

Love Across Distances:  Georgina Wilson and Borgy Manotoc

Their love story reads like a fairy tale.  Borgy Manotoc is the iconic heir who fell in love with Georgina Wilson, the smart and gorgeous girl-next-door.  Georgina, an early adopter who influences her friends to try out the latest brands and technologies that she finds useful, made owning a BlackBerry smartphone one of the requirements for Borgy to win her heart.  With both of them on BBM, they can message each other as much as they want and as often as they want, without worrying about racking up a huge bill.  For as low as PHP 99 a month, BBM can keep the flame burning even across distances.
The Bond of Brothers:  Gerald Anderson, Enchong Dee, and Rayver Cruz

Gerald, Enchong, and Rayver are three of today’s hottest young heartthrobs.  They have made their fans, young and old, swoon and fall in love with their good looks, smooth dance moves, and intense acting abilities.  But with BBM, they don’t just win girls over – they also manage to have time for the guys.  With BBM’s group chats feature, planning either a basketball game or a boys’ night out is no trouble at all.  The whole gang can be in on the conversation with just one message and be easily looped in with everyone’s replies, as if everyone’s just in the same room.

Log on to www.facebook.com/BlackBerryPH or follow @BlackBerryPH to find out how their favorite smartphone and BBM inspire and enable the BlackBerry Barkada as people of action.   Watch out for special Christmas promotions as well.

For those who can’t wait and want to take action now, visit http://ph.blackberry.com/where-to-buy for great offers on BlackBerry smartphones from authorized retailers in the Philippines

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