BBM coming to Android and iOS

BlackBerry have just posted that BBM is coming to both Android and iOS this summer. It’ll be available as a free download from the relevant app stores.

Although this is great news for anyone who’d like to keep on touch with their BlackBerry-packing friends, they have left it very late in the game to do. BlackBerry Messenger isn’t the major instant messenger it once was sadly.

BBM coming to Android and iOS

No set date has been announced apart from ‘Summer 2013’ so we won’t have long to wait.

BlackBerry and their BBM service was widely known as a fantastic messaging service but has more recently been under pressure due to the success of other cross platform apps such as WhatsApp which works on many different OS types.

Here is the press release