Viber reaches 100 million users, aims on new platforms with hundreds of millions of users

Viber, the leading platform in mobile communications offering free HD quality voice calls and text messages and photo, today said that has passed the milestone of 100 million users across multiple platforms of phone that it supports. In addition, the company unveiled that it is simultaneously releasing three new versions of messenger applications for popular telephony platforms and adds free calls in HD quality and group messaging for the version of the application Nokia Windows Phone 7. This extension will enable hundreds of millions of users to gain access to free communications through Viber.


Nokia S40, Symbian and Bada platform


The new version boasts Viber popular text messaging service. The application is published to popular platforms S40, Symbian and Bada to hundreds of millions of mobile devices in across the globe. More than 1.5 billion phones using the Nokia S40 platform have been sold since the platform was first launched. These new platforms represent a huge market and untapped one for Viber and allow the company to provide even more people with the ability to communicate freely.


Viber for Windows Phone 7 in Nokia devices


Viber is also launching a completely new version for MS Nokia phones running the Windows Phone 7 platform. Viber now offers users of Nokia Windows Phone 7 phone free HD quality and in addition to free text messaging and calls group photo messages. This version was developed in collaboration with Nokia and is only available in MS Nokia phones.


"We are committed to our users and our mission: let people around the world connect freely, " said Talmon Marco, CEO of Viber Media. "Adding the S40, Symbian and Bada platforms to our list of compatible mobile OSs, we are expanding the community of people who can communicate free of charge, no matter what platform they use".


Viber for iPhone – iOS platform update


Also being released is an update of the iOS platform. Viber for iPhone now contains location: Arabic, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew and Portuguese.


Viber currently handle more than 2 billion minutes of calls and over 6 billion messages every month, as well as more than 10 million calls per day. Viber had recently released the 2.2 version of its popular mobile application bringing the millions of Viber users worldwide to group messaging.

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