Saudi Arabia

STC signs partnership with RIM, announces the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in Saudi Arabia

STC signs partnership with RIM, announces the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in Saudi Arabia

Yousif Abdullah 4

The Saudi Telecom Company has signed a partnership with RIM on Monday with goals to provide the end user a wider range of content, applications and solutions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As a result of the new partnership, STC announced the launch of the BlackBerry Bold 9900, making it the first BlackBerry 7 enabled handset to hit the Middle East. Ibrahim Al-Omar, STC's Vice...

BlackBerry remains number 1 selling smartphone in Saudi Arabia for eleven consecutive months

BlackBerry remains number 1 selling smartphone in Saudi Arabia for eleven consecutive months

Yousif Abdullah 5

In spite of recent events, satirical publications and other difficulties pressuring RIM, not all of Waterloo is going the way of the dodo. Recent point-of-sale data by market research agency GfK Retail and Technology suggests that RIM has actually witnessed a year-on-year growth of 112% from May 2010 to May 2011. According to the same data, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 - commonly referred...