CNN: Where BlackBerry is still hot: Nigeria

Africa, specifically Nigeria is the ‘bright spot’ for Research in Motion (RIM), makers of the Blackberry handheld device. RIM’s market share in America has dropped to 1.6%, but in Nigeria BlackBerrys are still hot. We had previously done a feature on the Blackberry phenomena in Nigeria. Read the post here: Blackberry fever: Why Nigerians are still crazy about the Blackberry

In the video embedded, Waldi Wepener, Regional Director Africa RIM, explains to Vladimir Duthiers of CNN why Blackberry is hot still in Nigeria. He says, “I think Nigerians are kind of entrepreneurial and social in spirit, which plays quite well always to the always on, always connected services you get with RIM.”

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