BlackBerry 10.3.3 update pushed to mid-June

While much of BlackBerry’s attention has shifted to security and its Android-based Priv, the company is still committed to pushing out updates to its operating system.

BlackBerry OS 10.3.3, which has a focus “on security and privacy enhancements,” was scheduled to arrive on loyal BlackBerry devices last month. Unfortunately, BlackBerry has delayed its rollout to sometime mid-June.

During the company’s quarterly earnings conference call today, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said, “On BB10, the 10.3.3 releases that we are all waiting for has been released and started the NIAD with the security certificate program, NIAD certification testing in Q1 as we have planned. With the official release pending technical acceptance targeted for mid-June, we are waiting on the certificate testing and this is a little outside of our control. A 10.3.4, the next release is already being planned for BB10 for later in the FY17 and early FY18.”

Chen did no disclose what improvements will included with BBOS 10.3.4.

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