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NHN's Line hits 100 mln users globally

Monday 21 January 2013 | 00:11 CET | News
The number of registered users for NHN Japan's messaging application 'Line' has reached 100 million globally. The Line app gives users free voice calls on iOS, Windows Phone, and Android over 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi, along with free messaging. Additionally, Line offers emoji – or stickers – that customers can purchase and use to communicate with one another as well as Line camera and Line games. As it expands to North America, Line plans to offer more communications and entertainment content. The company said that through the release of new features, its has seen a sharp increase in users in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. In particular, Line had achieved 10 million users in both Thailand and Taiwan. The app also saw growth in Eastern Europe, including Russia, and Spanish speaking countries such as Spain, Chile and Mexico. Line is now recording an average of 3 million new subscribers per week.

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NHN
Countries: World
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