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A look at BlackBerry by the numbers

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Here is a look at some of the highs and lows for BlackBerry (TSX:BB) and Research In Motion by the numbers:

Entertainment industry awards: 2 (1994 Emmy for technical innovation, 1999 Academy Award for Technical Achievement)

Lowest stock price: $6.54 (Sept. 4, 2012)

Years the BlackBerry been in existence: 14 (first BlackBerry wireless handheld device in 1999, first BlackBerry smartphone in 2003)

Years as a publicly traded company: 16

Years in business: 29 (founded in 1984)

Countries in which the company has offices: 36

Highest stock price: $149.90 (June 8, 2008)

Countries in which BlackBerrys are sold: 175

Employees: 12,700 as of March 2013

All-time high number of employees: more than 20,000

Current subscribers: 72 million

All-time high number of subscribers: 80 million

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130709/look-at-blackberry-the-numbers