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Research In Motion's BlackBerry service will continue in Saudi Arabia, sources told CNBC Arabia Wednesday. Earlier, CNBC had learned the dispute between Saudi Arabia and RIM regarding the security of the service was getting close to a resolution. A number of banks and financial institutions in Saudi Arabia began informing their employees that they had received notice from the Saudi Telecommunications Company STC about the complete suspension of Blackberry services as of next Friday morning.
But now the situation has been defused, sources told CNBC Arabia.
"Based on the STC Feedback, Blackberry services will be continued until further notice," a company source said. ...read more
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