Reuters is reporting that Research in Motion is considering splitting its business into separate handset manufacturing and network messing divisions potentially selling the handset manufacturing business to the likes of Facebook or Amazon.

Unnamed sources also state that the network messaging division could be sold or opened up to rivals such as Google or Apple, however,  RIM could be kept in tact and sold in part to Microsoft.

Last month RIM hired JP Morgan and RBC Capital to look at its strategic options, and, from the sound of it, they are exploring all of them…

[Via Reuters]