BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday it has begun to roll out its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service to users of Android and iPhone devices.
The long-awaited cross-platform offering, which was delayed after issues arose following the initial launch last month, is now being rolled out in a phased manner.
“To help manage this unprecedented pent-up demand for BBM, we are implementing a simple line-up system to ensure a smooth. After installing the application all you have to do is enter you email id and you will be notified by BlackBerry. But if you have already pre-registered on BBM.com before then you proceed with the activation of bbm”rollout,” Andrew Bocking, who heads the BlackBerry’s BBM business, said in a blog post on the company’s website.
BlackBerry said last week that 6 million Android and iPhone customers had pre-registered for the launch.