maker RIM has reported revenues up 37% to $3.42bn (£2.13bn) for its second
quarter ended 29 August.
net profit fell to $475.6m (£296m), from $495.5m (£309m). The company said the
result includes a charge of $112.8m (£69.9m) for settling its litigation with
shipped 8.3 million BlackBerrys during the period, and 3.8 million subscriber
accounts were activated, totaling 32 million worldwide.
forecast third-quarter sales of $3.60bn to $3.85bn (£2.2bn to 2.4bn), with a
gross margin of around 43%
said net subscriber additions should reach 4.0 to 4.3 billion in the three
months to November.
finding success in the business market, RIM has been targeting the consumer,
where the BlackBerry is competing with Apple's iPhone.