BlackBerry and T-Mobile US have kissed and made up. A little more than a year after BlackBerry cut sales ties with T-Mobile amid a dispute over T-Mobile promoting the iPhone over BlackBerry's phones, T-Mobile is now going to start selling the BlackBerry Classic smartphone.
BlackBerry is an afterthought in the device market, but the company wants to become much more of a software player in the next few years. However, the open question is whether the company has the wherewithal to achieve its goals.
T-Mobile US' new rate plans and offerings for businesses are likely going to have more success in the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market than with major corporations, where Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility are strongest, according to financial analysts.
NEW YORK--T-Mobile US launched new plans aimed at business customers with a simplified rate structure that the company says will let it take away business from Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility.
Sprint is launching a new platform aimed at business customers that it says will meet all of their enterprise technology and communications needs without companies having to work with multiple vendors. The carrier is aiming the solution at small and medium-sized businesses with the promise of cutting their expenses and simplifying their operations.
BlackBerry is teaming up with Samsung Electronics and IBM to offer a highly secure tablet for government and enterprise workers, but it will cost around $2,380.
T-Mobile US sent out invitations to its latest "uncarrier" event and there are indications that the company is aiming its sights on the lucrative business market, which has long been dominated in the U.S. by AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless.
BARCELONA, Spain--BlackBerry is going to flesh out its future device strategy tomorrow here at Mobile World Congress, but in the meantime the company is offering more of its core software and services to larger smartphone platforms, including Google's Android, Apple's iOS and Microsoft's Windows.
As mobile game developers struggle to make enough money to have a sustainable business, experts say gamification may become one way they can develop a lucrative sideline rather than work on more traditional enterprise apps. Some are already specializing in this area, though it may mean learning some new skills and getting a handle on a very different breed of customer. Special report
Samsung Electronics does not want to buy BlackBerry but instead wants to use more of the company's services in Samsung's devices, according to a co-CEO of Samsung.