Tag Archive | "Thorsten Heins"

Cutting Room: BlackBerry accelerates back to the past


BlackBerry reported losses of $4.4bn and sold just 1.9 million smartphones – the majority of which ran BlackBerry 7. Paul Withers argues BlackBerry 10 has been a failure and the only way the business can survive is if it concentrates solely on services 

Read the full story

Posted in Comment, Cutting RoomComments (0)

2013: Year in Review


A ‘record’ 12 months of biggest-ever, fastest, thinnest, counterfeit, stolen and every other type of mobile phone

Read the full story

Posted in Dealers, Distributors, HMRC, Manufacturers, MVNOs, News, Operators, RetailersComments (0)

Three more senior executives set to leave BlackBerry


EVP of global sales Rick Costanzo, VP of of strategic alliances Chris Wormald and director of global public policy Mark Cameron to depart troubled manufacturer in the coming weeks

Read the full story

Posted in Manufacturers, NewsComments (1)

Cutting Room: A Keys figure in BlackBerry’s troubles


With doubts still surrounding BlackBerry’s future, Ian White argues its troubles this year began as early as the launch of its Z10 smartphone

Read the full story

Posted in Cutting RoomComments (1)

Beginning of the end for BlackBerry, analysts warn


Six consecutive quarterly profit losses; £3bn sale to Fairfax Financial Holdings agreed; BlackBerry to exit the consumer space and focus on the B2B market

Read the full story

Posted in Features, ManufacturersComments (0)

BlackBerry board to consider potential sale


Manufacturer to explore possibility of joint ventures, partnerships and even the sale of the company Read the full story

Posted in Dealers, Distributors, Manufacturers, MVNOs, News, OperatorsComments (0)

BlackBerry cuts 250 jobs at its Canadian HQ


Redundancies in its product testing and R&D units part of manufacturer’s continued strategy to cut costs

Read the full story

Posted in Manufacturers, NewsComments (0)

BlackBerry on defensive as profits drop by £118m in Q1


Manufacturer’s share price plummets by 28 per cent as president and CEO Heins reveals Q1 financials

Read the full story

Posted in Features, ManufacturersComments (0)

BlackBerry increases revenues by 15pc but makes loss of $84m


Shipments up 13 per cent from the previous three months, but subscriber numbers down again as manufacturer predicts another loss in the coming quarter 

Read the full story

Posted in Manufacturers, NewsComments (0)

Is BlackBerry ripe for a comeback?


BlackBerry is seemingly back from the dead with some ‘jaw-dropping’ Q4 results on the back of its first BB10 device launches. It is now aiming to supplant Samsung in the UK smartphone market, as Paul Withers hears

Read the full story

Posted in Features, ManufacturersComments (0)

To advertise on this site, call 0203 122 0872

Recent Comments

Noted - thanks...
Please reread the penultimate paragraph - that quote doesn't say that microsoft is treading water - it says that Blackberry is: "While Microsoft is making significant effort to grow its prese...
What an ugly pig of a phone!...
I've always supported blackberry and am hoping that this phone helps them get back on to the road to redemption with their past and current customers. The BB10 rollout was a complete unmitigate...
The BlackBerry Z30 was released on October 1, 2013 - not "mid October" as you suggest. What was that you said about research? We tend to round dates off to the nearest month - rather than somethi...
Hi Chris, Our Mystery Shopper did do a review in Middlesbrough a few weeks ago - http://www.mobilenewscwp.co.uk/2014/09/09/mystery-shopper-middlesbrough/ However, we are looking at sending ...
How can you say in the little quip under the headline that this was the first BlackBerry released in a year? In your own article you have quoted Marty Beard as saying " We began rolling out the Z...
Your Mystery shopper surveys are always concentrated in the Southern regions.. Will you be planning on seeing how the northerners represent their respective brands?...
so you pay the same for adsl and fibre from your broadband provided do you?...
Ok I have an old contract sim only with three from 5 years ago I pay £11 a month and I get All you can eat 4g plus unlimited 3 to 3 calls plus 600 minutes cross network calls plus 3000 text no...

Social Media Feed