1. Nokia Boy's Avatar
    Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry is said to have revealed recently that it does not have plans to launch the popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app on Windows Phone-based smartphones.

    Trusted Reviews quotes BlackBerry's Senior Director of BBM Business Development, David Proulx, as saying the nonexistence of a BBM application for Windows Phone was "entirely market driven," and stated that the decision is not a "religious thing," but is instead merely a choice made on the basis of a lack of consumer demand.

    The comment makes it clear BlackBerry finds the demand for the app on Windows Phone has still not reached a point where they would need to consider developing it. Despite the release of the app on Android and iOS as a free-for-use messaging app, and it reaching almost 10 million downloads within 24 hours, BlackBerry is still some distance away from the Windows Phone app. Proulx added, "Our initial launch on iOS and Android was a function of the prevalence of those platforms..."
    More info here: BlackBerry has no plans to bring BBM to Windows Phone, cites small market | NDTV Gadgets
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    My opinion about this: BBM should be available for Windows Phones despite there are not many users-it's the only way to get more users.
    01-26-2014 10:04 AM
  2. Citizen X's Avatar
    Already posted and discussed ad nauseam 9 days ago...

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...after-all.html
    01-26-2014 10:13 AM
  3. Nokia Boy's Avatar
    Sorry didn't see it :/
    01-26-2014 10:44 AM
  4. hopmedic's Avatar
    So it's not available on BlackBerry phones, either then, right?

    BUWAHAHAHA!!
    Cryio likes this.
    01-27-2014 11:20 AM
  5. 4everForever's Avatar
    "The comment makes it clear BlackBerry finds the demand for the app on Windows Phone has still not reached a point where they would need to consider developing it."

    this is exactly the same reason why the developers don't develop app/game for BB10...marketshare from this platform are too low.
    ShreyansShah likes this.
    01-27-2014 11:00 PM

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