Earlier this month BlackBerry announced its new phablet, the BlackBerry Z30, in Malaysia. The company didn’t exactly say when this device would be released in North America. Well, here’s a sign that the release just might be around the corner. BlackBerry’s new phablet has made the customary FCC pit stop, it needs approval from this regulatory body to be sold in the market. A GSM version that has passed through touts 4G LTE support on both 1,700MHz and 2,600MHz bands, which hints that the device may be coming to major Canadian carriers such as Bell, Rogers and Telus soon.
This particular model does not have support for the 700MHz and 1,700MHz 3G that AT&T and T-Mobile would require, respectively. Moreover, the rumored Verizon branded model which was pictured recently hasn’t made the FCC stop as yet. It is not known at this point in time which of the remaining major U.S. carriers will be offering this device, no confirmation has been received from any one of them as yet. It also remains to be seen if BlackBerry will directly sell an unlocked GSM version of the Z30 through its website. We reported yesterday that the company has once again started direct online sales, it is currently selling the Z10 and Q10 through its website, in the U.S.