Looks like Verizon will begin taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv this week. Replying to a user query on Twitter, Jeffrey Nelson - who is the VP of Communications for Verizon's consumer and enterprise businesses - effectively confirmed that pre-orders will go live on March 3.
This comes less than a couple of months after Nelson revealed that Verizon will start carrying the Android-powered handset "by the end of March (if not sooner)." The Verizon variant was certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in December.
Availability of phones at operators and with good prices is an important affecting the sale.
Too damn late
So they could add more bloatware and carrier logo everywhere. That's what Verizon does, they spent all their time on stupid stuff like this rather than moving their network out of the CDMA stone age and into something that's widely accepted...like G...