BlackBerry delivered last three months, 1.1 million phones




The Canadian hardware manufacturer BlackBerry has over the past few months made 1.1 million phones, down from 1.6 million the same quarter a year ago. Revenues from software licenses or showed growth: who doubled.

That is in the figures from the Canadian manufacturer. Revenues from the hardware division, including the 1.1 million phones, amounted to 40 percent of sales. About 38 percent is accounted for by services and 21 percent of software and licenses. Software and licenses a year earlier accounted for only 7 percent of sales. In absolute terms was about a doubling of the income from that division.

Although the director of BlackBerry, John Chen, software and services sees as the main pillar for the future of BlackBerry, the manufacturer continues to make hardware. The latest rumors indicate the arrival of a BlackBerry device with Android . That would have to come later this year. This spring brought the leap from BlackBerry, which is now also available in the Netherlands.

In addition, completed the acquisition of the WatchDox service. BlackBerry took this company that offers a cloud service for storing business documents in a secure manner, in April this year. The service should be integrated into the BlackBerry Experience Suite.

BlackBerry turned in the spring months, a loss of $ 28 million on revenue of $ 658 million, representing approximately 585 million euros.


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