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Viber grows to 608 mln registered users

Monday 4 August 2014 | 17:28 CET | News
The IP messaging service Viber reached 608 million registered users at the end of July, up from 408 million at the start of 2014. Unique users, based on phone numbers, totaled 400 million, versus 280 million at end-2013. The figures were reported by Japanese e-commerce group Rakuten, which acquired Viber earlier this year. The company said it's working on integrating Viber user IDs with its own customer ID system. The integration of the messaging platform is expected to help drive traffic to Rakuten sites and use of its applications and services. Rakuten also reported an increase in the

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Rakuten Mobile / Viber
Countries: World
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