BlackBerry Playbook now U.S. Government Certified.

We have a winner!!

The BlackBerry Playbook becomes the first ever tablet to be certified by the U.S. Government as a good quality of service and data security capable device.

In a statement release, RIM announced that:

RIM is pleased to announce that the BlackBerry PlayBook is the first tablet approved under FIPS for use within the U.S. federal government,” said Scott Totzke, Senior Vice President, BlackBerry Security at Research In Motion. “This certification demonstrates our continued commitment to meeting the needs of security-conscious organizations and enables the U.S. federal government to buy with confidence knowing that the PlayBook meets their computing policy requirements for protecting sensitive information.

More to follow.

  • Enock K.

    Do you know how much it is going for?

  • Mugambi

    i think it is about 40000bob in the states

    • getafe

      Yeah,it should be costing about 500 dollars in the States. If u guys want one I can hook u up. Holla.


    Lets hope they do the same in Kenya and allow Kibaki to use a Playbook to read his speeches.. Hopefully he wont get addicted to Angry Birds. Lol. 😀

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