Research In Motion's (RIMM) recent shakeup may partly represent an attempt to maintain the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Research In Motion's (RIMM) recent shakeup may partly represent an attempt to maintain the status quo, if Reuters is right. Former co-CEO Jim Balsillie reportedly resigned after calling for RIM to sell access to its network operations (NOC) infrastructure to carriers looking to offer low-end data plans for iOS and Android devices. Many have called for RIM to monetize its NOCs, whose bandwidth-saving abilities could make them the company's most valuable asset.