Research In Motion Ticker Change to Take Effect Monday, February 4

Research In Motion Ticker Change to Take Effect Monday, February 4 
WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- Research In Motion
(NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) confirms that, effective the start of trading
on Monday, February 4, 2013, the Company's new ticker symbols will
take effect. The company will trade as "BB" on the Toronto Stock
Exchange and "BBRY" on the NASDAQ. 
The legal name of the company is not changing and the Company will do
business as BlackBerry until shareholders vote for the official
change at the Company's Annual General Meeting later this year. 
About BlackBerry  
A global leader in wireless innovation, BlackBerry(R) revolutionized
the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry
aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the
world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.
Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates
offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
BlackBerry is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: BBRY) and
the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB). For more information, visit
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. 
BlackBerry, RIM, Research In Motion and related trademarks, names and
logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited and are
registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world.
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:
Nick Manning
BlackBerry Media Relations
519-597-7273
mediarelations@rim.com 
Investor Contact:
BlackBerry Investor Relations
519-888-7465
investor_relations@rim.com
 
 
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