WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Dec. 8, 2006) - Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today provides this status update pursuant to the alternative information guidelines of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). These guidelines contemplate that the Company will normally provide bi-weekly updates on its affairs until such time as the Company is current with its filing obligations under Canadian securities laws. -- Read

RIM to Announce Preliminary Third Quarter Operating Results on December 21st

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) will be reporting preliminary operating results for the third quarter of fiscal 2007 on December 21, 2006 after the close of the market. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 5 pm ET, which can be accessed by dialing 416-640-1907 or by logging on at www.rim.com/investors/events/index.shtml. A replay of the conference call will also be available at approximately 7 pm by dialing 416-640-1917 and entering passcode 21212410#. This replay will be available until midnight ET January 14, 2007.