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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

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...

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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

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...

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