Z10 Telstra

Telstra in Australia have announced that the new BlackBerry Z10 has been awarded their Blue Tick rating. I suspect most of you will think the same as me - what on earth is that?

Well, the Blue Tick identifies handsets recommended for rural coverage and apparently this is most sought after by the rural, utility and mining sectors. How the Blue Tick is awarded can be seen in the following video:

As you can see from the image above from the Telstra website - the Blue Tick isn't awarded to all high end smartphones, so the antenna in the BlackBerry Z10 must be doing a great job.

Let's hope this new award helps with BlackBerry 10 sales in Australia. I suspect it will.