- The DoD states a new mobile apps/services management program currently supports 80K BlackBerry (BBRY +6.4%) phones, and just 1.8K iOS/Android devices. The first phase of the program will be deployed on Jan. 31.
- BlackBerry investors are happy with the news, particularly given the company's recent sales trends, and concerns the DoD would largely rely on iOS/Android hardware going forward.
- On Friday, Citron Research cited healthy government support (due to BlackBerry's security expertise) as a reason for being bullish on BlackBerry.
BlackBerry surges after DoD provides vote of confidence
Jan 21 2014, 10:42 ET