As you may already know, Research in Motion reported its third quarter results earlier today and the BlackBerry maker did a bit better than they initially thought.

Revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2006 was $560.6 million, up 53% from $365.9 million in the same quarter of last year. The revenue breakdown for the quarter was approximately 70% for handhelds, 19% for service, 7% for software licenses and 4% for other revenue. Revenue for the nine months ended November 26, 2005 was $1.5 billion, up 59% from $946 million in the same period last year. Total handheld devices shipped in the quarter were approximately 1.1 million, for a total of approximately 2.9 million handheld devices shipped so far this year.

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