Testing to further delay new BlackBerry

Posted: February 4, 2013 at 3:06 a.m.

Thorsten Heins, chief executive officer of BlackBerry, introduces the BlackBerry Z10 on Wednesday.The new, versatile smart phone won’t be available from U.S. carriers until March so the carriers have time to test the device, which is now available in the United Kingdom.

BlackBerry’s latest phone faces a lengthy testing process by carriers in the United States, its biggest single market, further delaying the arrival of a product that is already more than a year late.

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