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BrightPoint appointed as new BlackBerry Distributor in Malaysia

Brightpoint, Inc. (BrightPoint) and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced an expansion of their distribution agreement into Malaysia.

Brightpoint International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd will increase the availability of BlackBerry smartphones, software and accessories to leading operators, retailers and system integrators in Malaysia.

The company will be providing customer support for BlackBerry smartphone users who purchase their smartphone from any of BrightPoint’s retail partners in Malaysia.  In addition, BrightPoint and RIM will be working together to provide product training, in-store marketing support and point-of-sale materials to BrightPoint’s distribution partners in the country.

“We are excited about strengthening our relationship with RIM, and view this agreement as a reflection of our efficiency, relevance and distribution leadership position in the Malaysian market,” stated Felix Wong, BrightPoint’s Senior Vice President of SEA (South East Asia).  “This agreement allows us to further leverage our capacity and the value and flexible solutions we provide to customers in Malaysia.”

“Malaysians have shown a strong desire for BlackBerry smartphones, and we are pleased to expand our relationship with BrightPoint in order to expand the availability of BlackBerry products and support in Malaysia,” said Nicholas Horton, Managing Director at RIM.

BrightPoint operates in over 35 countries all around the world. Some of its customer include Huawei, Nokia, Jabra, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Mobile. ZTE and more.

The new BrightPoint Malaysia office is located at 13, Jalan Perdana 10/10, Pusat Perdagangan Tasik Perdana, Pandan Perdana, 55300 Cheras, Kuala Lampur. They can be contacted at the following number- 03 9274 6000.

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