MTN, Vodacom and Cell C now offering the Priv in South Africa

Although it was previously announced that MTN, Vodacom and Cell C would be offering the BlackBerry Priv in South Africa, at the time of the announcement there was no real date set for release, but as it turns out, potential Priv owners didn't have to wait all that long. Right now, the first Android-powered smartphone from BlackBerry is available from all three providers in South Africa at varying prices set, though a quick look shows MTN is offering special pricing of R519.00 with a two-year plan.

If you're looking for more details about the BlackBerry Priv, you'll want to go ahead and give our full review a look. You can also check out the BlackBerry Priv forums for more discussion. Plus, should you decide the Priv is the device for you, we have plenty of help articles to get you started.