Global cell phone sales to end-clients hit about 432 million units in the final quarter of 2016, once a market pioneer BlackBerry has almost zero percent market share.
As per a report released by Gartner, out of more than 431.5 million cell phones sold a year ago, around 200,000 were BlackBerry gadgets that were running all alone working framework however that gives it not as much as a large portion of the unit volume of “alternate OS” classification. Microsoft’s Windows telephones are not doing great either. The share of Windows tumbled from 1.1 percent to 0.3 percent in the last quarter of 2016.
In an offer to give speeding up to BlackBerry’s move into a security software and services organization, BlackBerry and TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited went into long-term licensing agreement.
Under the terms, BlackBerry will permit its security programming and services suite, and related brand resources, to TCL Communication who will configuration, make, offer and give client support to BlackBerry-marked cell phones.
TCL Communication will be the elite worldwide producer and wholesaler for all BlackBerry-marked cell phones except for the accompanying nations – India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Indonesia.
The organization declared association with Optiemus, a Delhi-based telecom undertaking to permit programming and administrations for the creation of secure Android handsets in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The partner will design, manufacture, sell, promote and give client support to BlackBerry-marked cell phones that offer the full BlackBerry experience, including the trusted BlackBerry for Android secure software.
Checkout Latest IT news at itvoir.com
Madhurima Goyal, From ITvoir News Desk