Report: RIM Going Asian Route PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Wednesday, 26 November 2008 04:13

TORONTO -- Research in Motion is considering outsourcing production to companies in the Pacific Rim, according to published reports.

DigiTimes is reporting RIM vice president for Asia-Pacific Norm Lo as saying RIM's leading position in the fast-growing smartphone market is behind the company's continued outsourcing.

RIM currently outsources some product build to Elcoteq, and according to DigiTimes sources also contracts with Huizho, China-based TCL, a $5.8 billion ODM that is also a business partner of Alcatel, Toshiba, Thomson and Philips Electronics.

 

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