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(keitai-l) Re: BlackBerry's launch in Japan

From: Nick May <nick_at_kyushu.com>
Date: 09/28/06
Message-Id: <29BC7E93-C843-4E12-9C71-A878E8187611_at_kyushu.com>
What is a Blackberry, and why should I care?

Isn't it just a nasty hack to get around the gross deficiencies of  
horrid Western keitai systems?

.. now being promoted to a load of overpaid, oversexed and overhere  
slobs who work in banks...?*

Nick

* confession - I used to work for a bank. But I was never fat. Or  
overpaid.


On 28 Sep 2006, at 14:18, Curt Sampson wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Gerhard Fasol wrote:
>
>> http://www.redherring.com/Article.aspx?a=18750
>
> Actually, 1400 orders is not too bad, really. If they average 1-man
> yen per month per user (which does not seem at all unlikely), that's
> 14 million yen per month, or over a million dollars a year in revenue.
> That means that they're probably not losing all that much on it if the
> didn't need to install a lot of new radio gear, they get the beneft of
> the market research, and they've got their foot in the door in case it
> should happen to take off.
>
> cjs
> -- 
Received on Thu Sep 28 19:34:39 2006