WASHINGTON, DC 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)     November 30, 2004 

                                BRIGHTPOINT, INC.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

                 (State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

                    0-23494                          35-1778566
            (Commission File Number)     (IRS Employer Identification No.)

         501 Airtech Parkway, Plainfield, Indiana                 46168
         (Address of Principal Executive Offices)              (Zip Code)

                                 (317) 707-2355
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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On November 30, 2004 Brightpoint, Inc., an Indiana corporation (the "Company")
issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors had approved a
share repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $20 million
of the Company's common shares. This $20 million share repurchase program is in
addition to the $20 million share repurchase program that was announced and
completed in the second quarter of 2004. A copy of the press release is attached
hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


(c)      Exhibits

         99.1     Press Release of Brightpoint, Inc. dated November 30, 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:  November 30, 2004