Boeing Black Secure Smartphone Hits The FCC, Aims To Be The Next BlackBerry


TechCrunch

BlackBerry still enjoys a number of government smartphone contracts, but a new Android device forthcoming from Boeing might threaten that relationship. The aviation giant copped to development of a secure smartphone last year, but now the so-called “Boeing Black” has hit the FCC (via Myce), providing a little more background.

The Boeing Black is designed to be “sold primarily to government agencies and companies  engaged in contractual activities with those agencies that are related to defense and homeland security. The device will be marketed and sold in a manner such that low-level technical and operational information about the product will not be provided to the general public,” according to the FCC filing, so it’s definitely not something like the Blackphone from Silent Circle and Geeksphone, which is aimed more at keeping privacy-conscious general consumers secure.

It is, however, a clear stab at the core of BlackBerry’s remaining U.S. market…

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