DoD clears use of BB10, Android Knox, iOS 6 to follow

Friday 3 May 2013 | 10:49 CET | News
The Pentagon has cleared the use of BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets using the company's Enterprise Service 10 operating system, in addition to Samsung's Android Knox platform, Reuters reported. The Pentagon has also said it expects to allow employees to use Apple mobile devices running iOS 6 in early May. The Pentagon is reducing dependence on a single vendor for mobile devices and looks forward to more vendors taking part in the process.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / BlackBerry / Samsung
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Samsung Knox 'sleutel tot zakelijk succes'

Published 14 Mar 2014 15:54 CET | Netherlands
BlackBerry liet na zijn neergang een markt open die in toenemende mate vraagt naar zakelijke, beveiligde smartphones en ...

Samsung extends Knox security to consumers

Published 05 Sep 2013 09:27 CET | World
Samsung Electronics announced that its Knox programme for device security is now available for consumers. Launched earlier this ...

US Army approves use of BlackBerry 7 phones on DoD networks

Published 10 May 2012 13:11 CET | United States
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced United States Department of Defense (DoD)-wide approval for the use of BlackBerry 7 ...

US govt certifies BlackBerry Smart Card Reader for security

Published 23 Aug 2011 08:12 CET | United States
RIM's BlackBerry Smart Card Reader has achieved FIPS 140-2 level 3 certification from US federal government. Smart cards support ...