We have just heard from one of our Verizon Wireless sources, and it is probably going to make BlackBerry lovers a wee bit happy. According to our connect, RIM’s BlackBerry Bold 9650 for Verizon will be officially announced at the start of WES next week, and it will start being available for purchase practically immediately. How soon? How does May 1st work for you? Sprint will follow shortly thereafter.

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