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Mobile Working: Windows set to overtake BlackBerry

O2 is reporting a shift in attitudes to smartphones - and a big appetite for tablets. Ian Campbell reports.

6th July, 2013
Nicola Mortimer, head of business products at O2. Photo: Maxwells

Following the launch of the BlackBerry Z10, interest in RIM smartphones has revived somewhat after a difficult few years, but O2 still expects Microsoft Windows 8 to overtake BlackBerry in the Irish business market.

"If adoption of Windows phones continue we will see it move into the top three by the end of the summer," said Nicola Mortimer, head of business products at O2.

"It is the only operating system where we are seeing growth. The...

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