Blackberry App World has officially passed the 1 billionth download throughout his career. This is something that the company had hoped to reach for quite some time. it is amazing to see that there application marketplace has grown in such a phenomenal rate over the course of the last few years. The marketplace was first officially launched on April 1, 2009, and it continued to grow wildly in popularity since that time.
Since the application marketplace was first released, the company has continued to grow in Blackberry has become one of the most renowned location to download applications for the Blackberry platform. Although the application marketplace that was put together by the company research in motion is not the biggest by any stretch of the imagination in the mobile industry, it is clear that it continues to grow along with varying amounts of Blackberry devices such as Unlocked Bold 9780, Torch 9800, etc. that we have seen over the course of the last few years. Targeted toward businesses, Blackberry has continued to become one of the world’s largest mobile devices and platforms in recent memory. The Apple app store recently passed the 15 million download mark, making it easily the largest store for applications for mobile devices online.
It will be interesting to see how quickly the Blackberry application store will reach 2 billion download mark. The 1 million download mark is a huge milestone for the company, and would really like to reach the 2 million download mark sooner than they have reached the one. The devices are currently bringing in more than 3 million downloads per day, but as research in motion continues to lose market share to other mobile companies, it may be hard for them to keep up. it will be interesting to see how long they can continue to over 3 million downloads per day for their applications for blackberry devices