BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour Comes to SA

Tour Brings BlackBerry Development Experts to South Africa

The BlackBerry® 10 Jam World Tour will come to Cape Town on 31 July, providing South African developers with the opportunity to learn more about the unique capabilities of BlackBerry 10 and become one of the first to develop for the new platform.

The full-day event is dedicated to providing the developer community with insights on the BlackBerry 10 platform, including its strengths, the vision for the platform and how developers can make apps that stand out to app-hungry users.”

“This event gives us a great opportunity to engage directly with BlackBerry developers here in South Africa,” said Rui Brites, Product Director for Africa, at BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM). “We look forward to introducing South African developers to BlackBerry 10 and helping them bring the best apps to customers on the BlackBerry 10 platform.”

To help developers get started on the BlackBerry 10 platform, qualified developers will receive a BlackBerry® 10 Dev Alpha device to test the apps they develop.*

There is no registration fee to attend BlackBerry 10 Jam Cape Town. Space is limited, so make sure you register ahead of time in order to reserve your spot.

For more information and to register, please visit

*Note: Qualified developers will be determined by RIM using applicant information from the registration system. If you have already received a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device at a previous BlackBerry developer event or from RIM, you are not eligible for this offer. Registrants who apply will be notified within 24 hours before the event if they are qualified to receive a device at BlackBerry 10 Jam. Qualified developers must collect their device in person at the World Tour event that they are registered for. Photo identification must be provided at the time of collection. Registrants cannot receive more than one (1) BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device during the BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour.

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BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour Comes to SA