BlackBerry Maker RIM Plans To double Its Sales Presence In India

Posted on Feb 13 2012 - 6:08am by Editorial Staff

The BlackBerry maker, Research In Motion (RIM) has announced its plan to double its sales presence in Asia’s one of the largest economy, India as it looks to gain greater market share on the country. The company is already facing a tough competition from other smartphone-makers Samsung and Nokia.

According to India’s Economic Times, RIM will increase its presence in the country with the covering of 160 cities, that’s double the current number that it reaches through its availability in some 4,000 retails stores – the company is also in a plan to launch new devices and the latest Operating System 10 soon.

RIM India Head Sunil Dutt said, “”In terms of expansion, we would like to strengthen our existing presence. As far as new cities are concerned we would like to double our presence this year and go to every city which has a demand for smartphones.” This year, RIM is eventually setting itself to introduce number of devices running on its new BlackBerry 10 operating system – as even the company’s newly appointed CEO Thorsten Heins too forges on with this plans to keep the company among the top three smartphone makers in the world.

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