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RIM Gets BlackBerry Distribution Deal in China

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BlackBerry manufacturer, Research In Motion has announced a sales deal with China's Digital China Holdings tapping the company's nationwide distribution network. Digital China is the largest IT services provider in China and has regional centres in 19 major cities.

Commenting on the partnership, Guo Wei, Chairman and CEO, Digital China, said, "As the leading IT service provider and distributor in China, Digital China has always believed in advanced and cutting-edge products that deliver value to Chinese customers. Through this collaboration, RIM will leverage Digital China's proven professional services and nationwide coverage to reach more customers and to increase the visibility of the BlackBerry solution across the country."

Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO, Research In Motion, said, "We are delighted to reach a distribution agreement with Digital China. Business partnerships are an important aspect of RIM's strategy and Digital China's extensive knowledge and market presence will further expand the opportunity for RIM in China."

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