In a new study from GeoPoll BlackBerry usage is on the rise. The study conducted in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda, shows BlackBerry will grow from just 6% market share to 16% within the next year. Check out more on the study below: “BlackBerry Still Regarded a Status Symbol in Africa,” reads a […]
BlackBerry® today announced the appointment of Yudi Moodley as Managing Director for Africa. With this appointment, Yudi Moodley will be responsible for overseeing and driving the overall business strategy and growth for BlackBerry across Africa. Yudi Moodley is replacing Alexandra Zagury who is taking up a new role at BlackBerry as Managing Director for the […]
In Africa soon a group of IT members will band together to form the, The Blackberry Project 120, with the initiative of a young Motswana, Itumeleng Garebatshabe, who aims to mobilize IT and programming students to create information and ideas sharing network amongst the 120 members that will be selected.
RIM has truly taken the developing world by storm. And Africa, in particular South Africa is a budding example of this. While RIM is still #3 everywhere in the world, they maintains a stronghold in Africa due to many factors highlighted in a recent article by The Globe and Mail. Of those include BBM as […]
This isn’t something that I really thought I would ever be writing about, but you did read the headline properly. Simony productions has released their latest movie, entitled “BlackBerry Babes”, in Africa. The movie is centered around a group of young women on campus that use BlackBerry smartphones.
Research In Motion is currently setting up what they have dubbed “BlackBerry Buddy” kiosks in Major South African malls. The Buddy kiosks are offering support, advice, and even software update’s. I can see how this is a great step toward helping elevate customer service calls to the wireless carriers.
BlackBerry Handheld Software v126.96.36.1998 (Multilanguage) Package Version: 188.8.131.528 Consisting of: Applications: 184.108.40.2065 Software Platform: 220.127.116.11 File name: 8520wifiM_PBr5.0.0_rel1788_PL18.104.22.168_A22.214.171.1245_Vodacom.exe File size: 129.36MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.