back to article TCL snags global deal to build n'flog BlackBerrys

Chinese giant TCL has snagged the global contract to design, make and sell BlackBerry-branded phones. The deal applies to all but four countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Licensing isn’t a major departure for the company formally known as TCT (TCL Communication Holdings Ltd) – it’s been doing it for a …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    H2G2 Reality Distortion Field in effect here....

    "The deal applies to all but four countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Indonesia."

    1. India

    2. Sri Lanka

    3. Nepal

    4. Bangladesh

    ?.....Indonesia

    1. Pedigree-Pete
      WTF?

      Re: H2G2 Reality Distortion Field in effect here....

      Read on good Sir there's more....

      "makes white goods: fridges, TVs and aircon units, as well as TVs and display panels."

      Sub-Editor(s) in the pub again.. PP

  2. Phil W

    So what's changed?

    So the DTEK handsets were essentially TCL devices anyways, so really by licensing the BlackBerry name to TCL nothing much is really going to change?

    1. ecofeco Silver badge

      Re: So what's changed?

      Besides the new backdoors and spyware?

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