Nimbuzz, who has been collaborating with Nokia (News - Alert), recently announced that the free Nimbuzz Messenger app will now be available for all Nokia Lumia and Windows Phone smartphones. Nimbuzz Messenger provides users with free SMS messaging and group instant messaging, and supports picture sharing among other benefits.
Nimbuzz (News - Alert) is a specialist provider of free PC to mobile calling solutions and has one of the fastest-growing mobile instant messaging applications. In a release, Maximilian Schierstaedt, Director, Global Partner Management, Nokia, said that, "Nimbuzz has long been one of Nokia's most requested apps, with Nimbuzz Messenger providing Nokia consumers with an easy-to-use, free way to connect with friends and share content. Nokia devices deliver outstanding experiences to consumers, and we're committed to developing partnerships, such as Nimbuzz, which deliver even better apps, services, and features to our portfolio of devices."
The rapidly growing mobile messenger app which has proved to be a big hit with Nokia Store users will be extended to all Nokia Lumia consumers, through the Windows Phone Marketplace. Leveraging the new free messenger app, users will be able to chat with their friends on Facebook (News - Alert), Gtalk, Yahoo Messenger, and even on Live Messenger (MSN), at no charge.
Joby Babu, Nimbuzz head of operations, said that, "With more than 105 million users worldwide, Nimbuzz Messenger is one of the 'must-have' applications for Symbian smartphone users, and as part of our ongoing collaboration with Nokia's, we are excited to bring the service to Nokia Lumia and Windows Phone (News - Alert) smartphones. We're confident Nimbuzz Messenger will provide one of the best free messaging services available in Marketplace.”
Nearly 180,000 new users download Nimbuzz on a daily basis and on an average spend two-and-a-half hours communicating through the mobile app every day. Nimbuzz has been designed as a free video and voice calling and messaging app which enables users to enjoy free calls, instant messaging, and social networking, by leveraging Internet options available on their mobile device.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman