RIM Lost $54 Million On That Massive Outage

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RIM says it lost $54 million last quarter thanks to that huge three-day outage last October.After taxes, the outage cost the company $40 million.

Ouch.

But in a weird sort of way, this was good news.

Analysts at the time were predicting it would cost RIM $100 million in lost revenue.

Naturally, customers demanded that they not be charged for the time they couldn’t get service.

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