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  1. BBM released for iOS and Android

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Years after BBM practically invented non-carrier texting, it is finally available to the vast majority of smartphones. I mentioned it to my 21 year-old, but she dismissed one BBMs anymore Ironically, they failed to make it work on more than one device at a time so I ended up...
  2. RIM Updates BlackBerry Apps

    Industry News
    If you've been waiting to share your Facebook status or Twitter updates with your BBM friends, Research in Motion finally got the memo. RIM announced on April 11th, that Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones, Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry Travel, BlackBerry App World and BBM...
  3. BlackBerry Curve 9360 arrives at Wind Mobile and Mobilicity

    Industry News
    Mobilicity and Wind Mobile have added the BlackBerry Curve 9360 to their respective smartphone line-ups. Running on the new Blackberry 7 operating system, the Curve 9360 features the iconic BlackBerry keyboard, 2.44 inch 480x360 pixel HVGA+ color display, 800 MHz processor, integrated GPS, a...
  4. One in four Canadian Homes owns a PVR

    Industry News
    A March survey of 15,000 Canadians by BBM Canada has found that about one in four (25.5%) of homes in this country has a Personal Video Recorder (PVR). That number is significantly less than the 38% of U.S. homes which have a PVR. BBM projects that PVR penetration will grow to 27.2% by June...
  5. CBC draws record audiences for World Cup Final

    What's On In Sports?
    A record number of Canadians tuned into coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa final on Sunday according to BBM overnight measurements. The combined total audience of 5.82 million for the final was more than double the combined audience to the English and French live broadcasts of the...
  6. Canadian Summer Radio Ratings released Radio

    AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    BBM, the company that measures ratings for radio in Canada, today released its summer survey for Radio stations in Canada. The ratings service sampled listening audiences in Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver from the second week of July and for the bulk of August. A...