RIM buys Cellmania to help revive its app store

Cellmania has announced that it is now a part of Research In Motion, the BlackBerry manufacturer.

Cellmania sells something called mFinder, which is a content delivery and app store ecosystem infrastructure product. The company lists Sprint among the content providers using its infrastructure.

RIM has been known to be seeking to bolster its mobile applications capability through acquisitions though, and Cellmania gives it access to a billing and distribution platform.

Cellmania’s apps store platforms are in action on 4 continents with companies such as Orange, Telstra, Qwest Communications, Nextel Brazil, Nextel Mexico, Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile and Sprint.

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Via: Reuters, Cellular News.

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