Research in Motion released updated subscriber growth and unlike Apple, they are not seeing a slowdown.
RIMM now expects net subscriber account additions for Q4 to be approximately 15-20% higher than the 1.82 million net subscriber account additions forecasted by RIMM on December 20, 2007. The total BlackBerry subscriber account base is expected to be approximately 14 million at the end of the quarter.
Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO at RIMM said:
BlackBerry smartphones proved to be a big hit throughout the holiday selling season and we’re pleased to see RIMM’s business momentum continuing in the new year. The seasonal slowdown in net subscriber account additions that we expected in the new year did not occur and our focused execution with partners has continued to produce strong results within both enterprise and consumer segments.[Read More]