Dubai-based mobile phone distributor Axiom Telecom expects to garner $38M next year by retailing...

|By:, SA News Editor

Dubai-based mobile phone distributor Axiom Telecom expects to garner $38M next year by retailing BlackBerry (RIMM +2.4 %) handsets it buys directly from Research in Motion. Its non-exclusive contract eliminates the middleman, cuts gross margin, and could give RIM a bigger foothold in the Middle East.