Mike Lazaridis: RIM’s focus is new products, partnerships and growing markets


Mikey CEO of RIMSpeaking during RIM’s investor conference call, CEO Mike Lazaridis didn’t really cover any juicy financial information like his counterpart Balsille, but he did have some interesting things to say:

25% of RIM’s subscriber base is using BIS, which they’re taking as an indication that they’re ready to tackle the consumer market. RIM is finalizing their plans on this during the summer, which they’ll announce to us then.
RIM added 29 business partners this quarter.
40 carriers are now supporting BIS 2.0.