0
Wireless

WhatsApp co-founder says voice calls to launch soon

Thursday 26 March 2015 | 10:46 CET | News
Voice calling on WhatsApp will be coming to iOS in a "couple weeks," said WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton at the Facebook developers conference F8. Acton, speaking on a panel with Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger and head of Facebook Messenger David Marcus, said that WhatsApp had spent the last year refining and iterating voice calling before launching it on Android. To date it has not been available for iOS, but he said it would be coming in a couple weeks. VentureBeat reports. Asked by VentureBeat after the panel if he could confirm his "couple weeks" comment, Acton at first said "yes,"

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?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / WhatsApp
Countries: World
::: add a comment

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

WhatsApp adds voice calls to Android app

Published 31 Mar 2015 09:54 CET | World
WhatsApp has started activating voice calls for customers using its Android app. The free service to call other Whatsapp users ...

WhatsApp hint op snelle lancering bel-dienst

Published 26 Mar 2015 08:52 CET | World
WhatsApp activeert 'binnen enkele weken' de bellen-functie in de app voor iOS, noteert Venture Beat op de F8 Developer ...

WhatsApp Voice: a nice add-on for 700 mln users

Published 18 Mar 2015 13:15 CET | World
Recent reports have suggested WhatsApp has started testing the new service WhatsApp Voice with a selected group of users. A ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

17 May RSA Conference
18 May Google I/O
19 May Analog Devices Q2
19 May TIM Q1 2021
19 May Cisco fiscal Q3
19 May Qualcomm 5G Summit
20 May Nkom 2020 telecoms statistics
20 May Altice France Q1 2021
20 May Palo Alto Networks fiscal Q3
20 May Bouygues Telecom Q1 2021
20 May Poly investors day
20 May Deutsche Telekom Capital Markets day
20 May Shaw EGM on Rogers merger
20 May Telefonica Deutschland AGM
24 May Telkom FY results
25 May Axiata Q1 2021
25 May Tele2 capital markets day
25 May Asia-Pacific Spectrum Management Conference
26 May Ooma Q1
26 May Xiaomi Q1 2021
26 May Nvidia fiscal Q1
26 May Iridium investors day
26 May Sase 2021 conference
::: More Calendar Items