CES 2019: Verizon Wireless to begin selling BlackBerry phones to business customers

The device will make its way to Verizon business channels soon.
Written by Jason Cipriani, Contributing Writer on

Verizon Wireless business customers will soon gain the option to purchase a BlackBerry Key2 LE directly from the carrier.

The announcement was made just as the first day of CES 2019 gets underway. According to a press release, Verizon Enterprise and Small Business customers will Key2 LE in the coming weeks.

This is the first time Verizon and TCL have partnered to offer a BlackBerry phone.

Verizon will offer the Key2 LE in Slate (black), with Dual-SIM support, 4GB of memory, and 64GB of internal storage. TCL Communications, who owns the BlackBerry mobile brand, currently sells the Key2 LE for $449. 


ZDNet's Sandra Vogel wrote up her thoughts about one of the last smartphones available that offers a physical keyboard last year, and found it to be, as often is the case with BlackBerry phones, to be something keyboard fans will appreciate.

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