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Save the Date: RIM to Announce Q3 Fiscal 2011 Results Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, RIM will be announcing its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2011. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 5 pm ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-800-814-4859 or by logging on at their site. A replay of the conference call will also be available at approximately 7 pm by dialing 416-640-1917 and entering passcode 4310313#. This replay will be available until midnight ET December 30, 2010.

This quarter, we’re sure to see some positive results given the success of the Torch, as well as some talk of the upcoming PlayBook. We’re also sure to hear Jim Balsillie pronounce T-Mobile “tee moh-beel”.

RIM Releases Q2 Fiscal 2011 Financial Results: 115 Million BlackBerrys Shipped

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RIM has recently released their Q2 fiscal 2011 financial results and among the highlights is the fact that RIM has shipped over 115 million BlackBerrys to date. The conference call is starting now so head over and listen. Other highlights include:

  • Revenue grew 31% over the same quarter last year to $4.62 billion
  • Earnings per share in the second quarter increased 76% to $1.46 over the second quarter last year(1)
  • BlackBerry(R) smartphone shipments grew more than 45% over the same quarter last year to 12.1 million and RIM has shipped approximately 115 million BlackBerry smartphones to date
  • BlackBerry subscriber account base grew approximately 56% over the prior year to over 50 million

Head over and listen to the conference call now.

Download the latest financial results from RIM here.

Save the Date: RIM Q2 Fiscal 2011 Financial Results September 16th

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Mark your calendar for September 16th as RIM will be holding its Q2 fiscal 2011 financial results conference call. The call will be held beginning at 5 pm ET, which can be accessed by dialing 800-814-4859 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 4310309#. The call will be available again as a replay at midnight EST on September 30th.

With the launch of the Torch and rumors that sales were low and cannibalized Bold sales, it should be interesting to see what sort of financial results RIM reports.

Research in Motion 1st Quarter Fiscal 2011 Conference Call Summary

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We’re now into the 2nd quarter of RIM’s fiscal year 2011 and today RIM hosted a conference call summarizing the first quarter as well as a little insight into what to expect in the next. As with every conference call, RIM made it clear that growth opportunities for the company are primarily focused in international markets, as well as converting feature phone users to smartphone users. It would be a real shame to see RIM become a company focused on making smartphones with low ASPs. A race to the bottom would probably mean selling more devices in the short term, but they would lose a lot of respect from the hardcore smartphone users who need innovative devices that cost a lot.
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