A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry has confirmed plans to release OS version 10.3.3 on BlackBerry 10 to support NIAP certification
This was made known in an update on its third quarter fiscal 2016 results, which ended November 28, 2015.
The smartphone manufacturer said that its Non-GAAP total revenue of $557 million, up 14 percent over Q2 FY16 while the Non-GAAP software and services revenue of $162 million, up 183 percent year over year and up 119 percent quarter over quarter.
It said that it adjusted EBITDA of $114 million with a Cash and investments balance of $2.71 billion at the end of the fiscal quarter, including the impact of the recent acquisitions of AtHoc and Good Technology
It however announced the Non-GAAP loss of ($0.03) per share.
It updated on the completed the acquisitions of AtHoc and Good Technology and launch of the PRIV in November, the only smartphone that combines BlackBerry-level security with the Google Play App Store’s 1.6 million apps
Remarks on the Quarter from BlackBerry Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Chen: “I am pleased with our continued progress on BlackBerry’s strategic priorities, leading to 14 percent sequential growth in total revenue for Q3. We delivered accelerating growth in enterprise software and higher revenue across all of our areas of focus.
“Our new PRIV device has been well received since its launch in November, and we are expanding distribution to additional carriers around the world in the next several quarters. BlackBerry has a solid financial foundation, and we are executing well.
“To sustain our current direction, we are stepping up investments to drive continued software growth and the additional PRIV launches. I anticipate this will result in sequential revenue growth in our software, hardware and messaging businesses in Q4.”

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