WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 4, 2004

                                BRIGHTPOINT, INC.
             (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

           INDIANA                     0-23494                   35-1778566
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(State or other jurisdiction         (Commission              (I.R.S. Employer
      of incorporation)              File Number)            Identification No.)

501 Airtech Parkway, Plainfield, Indiana                       46168
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(Address of principal executive offices)                     (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (317) 707-2355

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Item 5.  Other Events and Regulation FD Disclosure

     On June 4, 2004, Brightpoint, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release
announcing that its Board of Directors had approved a stock repurchase program
authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $ 20 million of the Company's common
stock. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is
incorporated herein by this reference.

Item 7.   Financial Statements and Exhibits.

            (a) - (b) Not Applicable

            (c)  Exhibits.

          99.1   Press Release of Brightpoint, Inc dated June 4, 2004.



                  Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by
the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                      BRIGHTPOINT, INC.

                                      By: /s/ Steven E. Fivel
                                          Steven E. Fivel
                                          Executive Vice President and
                                          General Counsel

Date:  June 4, 2004