Cable & Telecom

BBM pre-installed on select Andriod-based smartphones

WATERLOO, ON – BlackBerry’s private social mobile network BBM will soon come pre-installed on a variety of Android-based smartphones from original equipment manufacturers across Africa, India, Indonesia, Latin America and the Middle East.BlackBerry said Tuesday that as early as next month, Android smartphones from Be, Brightstar, Celkon, EVERCOSS, IMO, Micromax, Mito, Snexian, Spice, TECNO, TiPhone and Zen will include BBM. In addition, it confirmed that BBM will also continue to be available as a free download from Android app stores, including Google Play.BlackBerry added that the BBM experience will continue to evolve for Android and iPhone users in the coming...