Research In Motion
The new software will let Microsoft
"This opens up RIM's wireless push network to an entirely new class of smartphone devices," said Steve Beauregard, president of REGARD, which has developed applications for BlackBerry smartphones for the past 10 years. "Not only does RIM win by selling additional software licenses and support fees to enterprise customers, but the company receives a small recurring fee from the carrier for each user sending traffic over the BlackBerry network."
That worthy goal still faces several significant challenges. RIM has tried this strategy before with its BlackBerry Connect system for Palm
Keep in mind that RIM does not expect to release its new software until later this year. For investors, this development probably won't move the needle for a while yet -- if at all.
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