Jim Balsillie announces partnership with China Telecom

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Jim Balsillie

During the Q3 Fiscal 2010 Conference Call, Jim Balsillie announced a partnership with China Telecom to distribute BlackBerry across China. China Telecom is the 3rd largest mobile provider in the People’s Republic of China. The network supports 3G and has over 43 million mobile subscribers. This is a huge distribution deal for RIM and it’s crucial for their growth in China. More details and a launch plan to come.