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Saudi Blackberry services to continue

11 August 2010

Saudi Arabia's telecoms regulator has said it is to allow the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service to continue operating citing "positive developments" with the device's Canadian manufacturer, Research In Motion, Arab News has reported. Last week, the Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC) had ordered mobile operators to block key BlackBerry services or face a reported $1.3m (SR4.9m) fine.

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