RIM Offering Free Apps For BlackBerry Users

Posted Oct 17, 2011

Research In Motion Limited (TSE:RIM) was hit with a service outage that lasted over three days and they want to make it up to their users by offering certain premium apps for free. The company is also providing a month of free technical support.

The three apps that are available for free includes Sims 3, Bejeweled, Texas Hold’Em Poker, Bubble Bash, and Shazam Encore. The value of all 12 apps is worth about $100.

Enterprise RIM customers will get one month of free technical support. The current customers will get a one month extension on their existing contract. The BlackBerry service outage left millions of customers without Internet service or access to e-mail.