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Last Updated: 2013-10-28

BlackBerry Inc.

Company information

Legal Name:   BlackBerry Inc.
Operating Name:   BlackBerry Inc.
Mailing Address
2200 University Ave E
BlackBerry B
N2K 0A2
Location Address
2200 University Ave E
BlackBerry B
N2K 0A2
Telephone: (519) 888-7465
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-255-2377
Fax: (519) 888-7884
Website URL: 

Contact information

Robert Crow
  Title:   VP, Government and University Relations
  Telephone:   (519) 888-7465
  Fax:   (519) 888-6727


Company description

Research In Motion Limited is a leading 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, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data.

RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit or
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1984
Exporting: Yes  
Quality Certification: ISO 9001
Primary Industry (NAICS): 334210 - Telephone Apparatus Manufacturing
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 334110 - Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
334220 - Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Primary Business Activity: Manufacturer / Processor / Producer  
Total Sales ($CDN): $50,000,000 + 
Export Sales ($CDN): $50,000,000 + 
Number of Employees: 6500 


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: BlackBerry Wirless Handhelds


Market profile


  • Sales/Marketing
  • Technology

Strategic alliances:

Research In Motion Limited are interested in alliances with
Wireless Network Operators.
RIM is interested in distribution arrangements for RIM's products
as well as the integration of our products into various network
service offerings.

Geographic markets:

Export experience:
  • United States


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