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New BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 to Include Extensive Catalogue of Songs, Latest Movies and TV Shows

New BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 to Include Extensive Catalogue of Songs, 
Latest Movies and TV Shows 
Unified Multimedia Storefront Will Carry Music and Video Content from
All Major Studios, Labels and Broadcasters 
WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- Research In Motion
(RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that the new
BlackBerry(R) World(TM) storefront (formally BlackBerry App
World(TM)) for BlackBerry 10 will offer one of the most robust music
and video catalogs in mobile today. The new BlackBerry World will
include an extensive catalog of songs as well as movies and TV shows,
with most movies coming to the store the same day they are released
on DVD, and next day availability of many current TV series. The
competitive offering will feature content from all major studios,
music labels and top local broadcast networks. Customers will be able
to preview tracks and access the content using multiple payment
options.(i)  
"Music and video content is an integral part of a rich mobile
experience. People want easy and convenient access to their favorite
music, movies and TV shows wherever they are," said Frank Boulben,
Chief Marketing Officer at Research In Motion. "RIM is committed to
working with content providers to bring the best, most up-to-date
content to our customers with BlackBerry 10, and to make it easy for
them to get what they want."  
The video download and rental section in BlackBerry World will
initially be available in the US, UK and Canada. Varying by region
and distributor, customers will have access to movies from the
following studios and independents: 20th Century Fox, Entertainment
One (eOne), Lionsgate, MGM, National Film Board of Canada, Paramount
Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US), Starz Digital Media,
STUDIOCANAL, The Walt Disney Studios, Universal Pictures (UK), Warner
Bros. Customers will also have access to TV shows from the following
broadcasters and studios: ABC Studios, BBC Worldwide,
CBC/Radio-Canada, CBS, DHX Media, ITV, National Geographic,
NBCUniversal (UK), Nelvana, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US),
Starz Digital Media, Twentieth Century Fox Television, Univision
Communications Inc, and Warner Bros.  
The BlackBerry World storefront's DRM-free music download section
will feature an extensive catalog from all major and independent
labels including: 4AD Records, Domino Recording Company, finetunes,
Matador Records, (PIAS) Entertainment Group, Rough Trade Records,
Sony Music Entertainment, The Orchard, Universal Music Group, Warner
Music Group, XL Recordings and Zebralution. The music section will
initially be available in 18 countries: Canada, USA, UK, Argentina,
Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South
Africa, Spain, Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. 
Useful Links  
BlackBerry World http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/  
BlackBerry 10 Sign Up Page
http://global.blackberry.com/blackberry-10.html 
(i) BlackBerry(R) ID required. For more information please visit
http://www.blackberry.com/bbid/ 
About Research In Motion  
Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation,
revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the
BlackBerry(R) solution in 1999. Today, BlackBerry products and
services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay
connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their
day. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates
offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM
is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ:RIMM) and the Toronto
Stock Exchange (TSX:RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or
www.blackberry.com. 
Forward-looking statements in this news release are made pursuant to
the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities
laws. When used herein, words such as "expect", "anticipate",
"estimate", "may", "will", "should", "intend," "believe", and similar
expressions, are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions
made by RIM in light of its experience and its perception of
historical trends, current conditions and expected future
developments, as well as other factors that RIM believes are
appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause RIM's
actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from
those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements,
including those described in the "Risk Factors" section of RIM's
Annual Information Form, which is included in its Annual Report on
Form 40-F (copies of which filings may be obtained at www.sedar.com
or www.sec.gov). These factors should be considered carefully, and
readers should not place undue reliance on RIM's forward-looking
statements. RIM has no intention and undertakes no obligation to
update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by
law. 
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logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited and are
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All other brands, names and marks are the property of their
respective owners. RIM is not responsible for any third party
products or services.
Contacts:
Media Contact:
Research In Motion Limited
Samantha Lowe
519-888-7465 x71155
slowe@rim.com 
Investor Contact:
RIM Investor Relations
519-888-7465
investor_relations@rim.com
 
 
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