0
Wireless

Viber adds VoIP calls to BlackBerry app

Thursday 11 April 2013 | 11:57 CET | News
Viber announced the release of a new version of its BlackBerry app, adding free VoIP calls for the first time. The messaging app offers free calls between VoIP users over BlackBerry phones running OS 5 and OS 7. The company said voice calling is not available on BlackBerry OS 6 due to inherent limitations of the operating system; it did not say if the VoIP service would be extended to the new BlackBerry 10. Viber said BlackBerry represents its third-largest user base among mobile OS. It recently also added voice calls on the Windows platform.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BlackBerry / Viber
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Comments

Gave up... no voice calls for OS 6... Deleted Viber from my BB...
Ja sam @ 3/5/2013 - 02:16

Hi, This is an official representative from Viber. Thank you for this article - we at Viber are just as excited as you are about our new beta release. We hope to release the official version very soon. :) We are here to receive feedback and questions directly from our users. Please don't hesitate to contact us, and we'd be happy to assist. Best regards, Viber Team
Viber Team @ 13/4/2013 - 14:48

This comment has been deleted because it contains advertising.
Comment deleted @ 11/4/2013 - 17:47

This comment has been deleted because it contains advertising.
Comment deleted @ 11/4/2013 - 17:44


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Maroc Telecom accused of blocking Viber VoIP access

Published 08 Aug 2014 11:37 CET | Morocco
Maroc Telecom customers have been complaining for over two weeks of losing access to the VoIP application on Viber, reports ...

Viber releases desktop apps, has over 200 mln users

Published 08 May 2013 09:10 CET | World
Free mobile messaging and VoIP platform Viber has released Viber Desktop for PC and Mac. The new version integrates seamlessly ...

Viber voegt VoIP-bellen toe aan BlackBerry-app

Published 11 Apr 2013 12:02 CET | World
Viber heeft een nieuwe versie van zijn BlackBerry-app aangekondigd waarmee gebruikers voor het eerst gratis gesprekken via VoIP ...

Viber adds VoIP calls to Windows app

Published 03 Apr 2013 10:51 CET | World
Viber has released a new version of its IP messaging app for Windows Phone 8. The new app allows users to make VoIP calls, ...

Viber passes 140 mln user mark, releases version 2.3

Published 19 Dec 2012 08:36 CET | World
Viber Media's free mobile messaging and HD quality voice service, Viber, has passed the 140 million user mark, adding users at a ...