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Brightstar buyer of 1 mln Blackberry handsets

Wednesday 27 March 2013 | 09:29 CET | News
Distributor Brightstar was the buyer of 1 million BlackBerry Z10 phones. announced by the company in March. Research house Detwiler Fenton reports that the "established partner" named by BlackBerry as responsible for the order was Brightstar, and sources familiar with the deal confirmed this to AllThingsD. Detwiler Fenton noted that Brightstar handles most of Verizon's big-box retail distribution, and the million-handset order could be part of the carrier's plan to offload some BlackBerry inventory risk on third-party distributors. "It suggests Verizon doesn't believe this will be a strong

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Companies: Best Buy / BlackBerry / Brightstar / Radio Shack / Verizon
Countries: United States / World
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