/// BlackBerry Confirms No New Handsets For Japan

February 7, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Looks like the global rollout of BlackBerry’s new flagship smartphones will not extend to the entire globe. Certainly it won’t include Japan. Confirming news first reported by the Nikkei a BlackBerry spokeswoman told AllThingsD Thursday that the company is indeed pulling out of the Japanese market — at least for the time being. In a statement, BlackBerry said Japan simply isn’t a worthwhile market right now. “We are in the process of launching BlackBerry 10 globally in key markets and we are seeing positive demand for the BlackBerry Z10 in countries where it has already launched. Japan is not a major market for BlackBerry and we have no plans to launch BlackBerry 10 devices there at this time. However, we will continue to support BlackBerry customers in Japan.” Developing …

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/// BlackBerry Confirms No New Handsets For Japan

February 7, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Looks like the global rollout of BlackBerry’s new flagship smartphones will not extend to the entire globe. Certainly it won’t include Japan. Confirming news first reported by the Nikkei a BlackBerry spokeswoman told AllThingsD Thursday that the company is indeed pulling out of the Japanese market — at least for the time being. In a statement, BlackBerry said Japan simply isn’t a worthwhile market right now. “We are in the process of launching BlackBerry 10 globally in key markets and we are seeing positive demand for the BlackBerry Z10 in countries where it has already launched. Japan is not a major market for BlackBerry and we have no plans to launch BlackBerry 10 devices there at this time. However, we will continue to support BlackBerry customers in Japan.” Developing …

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