Attempts to open the casing will result in the deletion of all data and will make the device inoperable.
BoeingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s tamper-proof phone is aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure, according toÃ‚Â BoeingÃ‚Â and filings with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. This would out it squarely up against BlackBerry.
However, Jeff Holleran, senior director of enterprise product management at BlackBerry, told CDN the Boeing phone isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t really a threat to their business.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“From what IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve seen in the press, Boeing is working on a self-destructing phone,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Holleran.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s something thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s super niche, and isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t something the customers weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re looking at from regulated industries would be interested in going after.Ã¢â‚¬Â