BlackBerry and Univision Communications Inc. today announced that Univision has purchased 2,000 BlackBerry Q10 smartphones to upgrade all corporate issued BlackBerry smartphones. In addition to upgrading their entire mobile fleet, Univision is offering new BlackBerry 10 apps on the BlackBerry World storefront. This is huge news for the BlackBerry community!
Univision has more than 60 local broadcast TV stations and nearly 70 radio stations. They use BlackBerry as the backbone of their enterprise mobility and app development roadmap.
“The new BlackBerry 10 operating system is an enterprise-friendly and enterprise-ready platform for getting things done,” said Univision CIO Christopher Furst. “BlackBerry has listened to the functionality we have asked for and continues to develop products that enable Univision to support employees working remotely.”
Their app, called UVideos, allows users to enjoy thousands of hours of the most popular content among Hispanics in both Spanish and English on BlackBerry 10 smartphones. It’s currently available in the BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10, absolutely free.