BlackBerry Seeking SEC and OSC to Review False Return Rate Claims

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Yesterday we reported the speculation from Detwiler Fenton that the return rate for the BlackBerry Z10 was exceeding its sales. The report caused BlackBerry’s stock to sink nearly 8%. BlackBerry is now seeking Securities and Exchange Commission and Ontario Securities Commission review of the false claims. “Sales of the BlackBerry(R) Z10 are meeting expectations and the data…

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One Million BlackBerry 10 Phones Allegedly Bought By Brightstar

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One of BlackBerry’s partners put in an order for one million BlackBerry 10 phones. There was much speculation over who the buyer might have been. A new report from Detwiler Fenton, which was confirmed by AlthingsD, claims the buyer was company Brightstar. Detwiler says Brightstar is used by Verizon Wireless to handle “big-box retail and dealer agent…

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US BlackBerry Z10 Pre-orders Below Expectations, claims Detwiler Fenton Analyst

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Recent “checks” on the pre-orders of the BlackBerry Z10 in the U.S. “indicate that consumer pre-orders have been light and well below expectations,” claims Detwiler Fenton & Co.’s Jeff Johnston. Johnson says people will likely find the BlackBerry Z10 favorable once they actually try it out. Though, says BlackBerry has an awareness problem with getting the product…

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RIM’s Statement Regarding Analysts BlackBerry 10 Release Date Speculation

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Yesterday, we reported on the research note from Detwiler Fenton. This was the first time the research firms note regarding Research In Motion had made publicity. Detwiler made claims that the BlackBerry 10 L-Series wouldn’t release until March on AT&T and T-Mobile, followed by a May release on Sprint and Verizon. Additionally, Detwiler claimed the…

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ATT and T-Mobile Won’t Sell BlackBerry 10 Devices until March, Verizon and Sprint until May says Analyst

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Boston-based firm Detwiler Fenton recently asserted that the first BlackBerry 10 QWERTY device would not release until June 2013. Additionally, the firm states that the first all-touch BB10 device may not release until March. “Therefore, it is possible RIMM’s February quarter may only see a very small number of BB10 sales with the May quarter…

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