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|BlackBerry Ltd, formerly Research in Motion Ltd was incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (‘OBCA’) on March 7, 1984 and commenced operations at that time. The Company is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information, including email, phone, short message service (SMS), internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables an array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services through wireless connectivity to data. Its portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless solution, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools and other software and hardware. The Company’s main revenue stream is generated by the BlackBerry wireless solution, which includes sales of BlackBerry wireless devices, software, and services. It can provide users with a wireless extension of their work and personal email accounts, including Microsoft Outlook®, IBM® Lotus Notes®, Novella Novel Noell’>Novell® GroupWise® and many ISP email services. When incorporating BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the BlackBerry wireless solution allows Microsoft® Exchange, IBM Lotus® Domino® and Novell GroupWise users to send and receive corporate email and instant messages securely. The BlackBerry wireless solution also enables the use of data functions such as calendar, address book, task and memo lists, and other functions associated with personal organizers. The BlackBerry® Mobile Data System (BlackBerry MDS) allows users to securely access data from enterprise applications and the internet. The BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System (BlackBerry MVS) allows organizations to converge office desk phones and BlackBerry Smartphone, so users can access standard enterprise voice features whether at their desks or on the go. BlackBerry® Internet Service allows the integration of up to 10 supported email accounts on the same BlackBerry Smartphone. It currently markets various models of its Smartphone, including BlackBerry Storm Series, BlackBerry Bold Series, BlackBerry Tour, BlackBerry Curve Series, BlackBerry Pearl Flip Series, BlackBerry Pearl Series, BlackBerry 8800 Series, and BlackBerry 8700 Series. These products have been designed to accommodate the technical requirements of one of the HSPA, GSM®/GPRS/EDGE, CDMA/1xRTT/Ev-DO, UMTS or iDEN® protocols.|
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