U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to Launch BlackBerry

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to Launch BlackBerry 10
Pilot Program 
WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 --
Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced today that
it will begin a pilot program with U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement (ICE) for the new BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10
mobile enterprise management solution and BlackBerry(R) 10
smartphones in early 2013. ICE will be among the first government
organizations to pilot the new BlackBerry 10 solution. 
"ICE has been a valued BlackBerry customer for years, and our
commitment to government agencies has influenced the development of
the BlackBerry 10 platform." said Scott Totzke, Senior Vice
President, BlackBerry Security, Research In Motion. "Along with
providing workers with secure access to behind-the-firewall
confidential information, BlackBerry 10 can help organizations fully
leverage the potential of mobile technology to offer new services,
improve service delivery and increase organizational productivity. We
look forward to sharing more features of the BlackBerry 10 platform
at our global launch event on January 30." 
RIM recently announced that the BlackBerry 10 platform has received
FIPS 140-2 certification ahead of launch. The certification enables
government agencies to deploy BlackBerry 10 smartphones and
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 from the day of launch. RIM first
introduced mobile device management solutions more than a decade ago
and continues to be a global leader in providing mobility solutions
to government agencies. 
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Contacts:
Media Contacts:
Research In Motion
Kim Geiger
+1-289-261-5642
kgeiger@rim.com 
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Barbara Gonzalez
Press Secretary
+1-202-732-4251
Barbara.M.Gonzalez@ice.dhs.gov 
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