One of RIM's Hardware Makers to Stop Making BlackBerries
Celestica, an original device manufacturer that has for years built BlackBerries, servers, and other hardware for Research In Motion, will "wind down" its manufacturing services for RIM. The company said in a statement that the transition away from RIM's products will take three to six months to complete, and it expects to take a restructuring charge of less than $35 million. Last month, RIM warned that it will have to write-down $1 billion of inventory of unsold BlackBerry smartphones, which indicates it has a significant surplus of hardware at the moment.
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Doesn't Sound Good
I guess they could take a smaller lose by offering them to prepaid and smaller regional carriers at a discounted rate. Hell, even the larger carriers could push these devices as a smart phone on pay-as-you-go plans.
prepaid, 3rd world markets? all good ideas
With so many devices unsold, what are they going to do with them, especially with them trying to push out new devices running Blackberry OS 10?
I guess they could take a smaller lose by offering them to prepaid and
But I think the main problem selling handsets is simply the fact that Blackberry ent...