Free calling app Viber now has over 50 million users

Free calling app Viber now has over 50 million users
Viber is a free calling and texting app that differs from Skype in that it’s fully integrated with your phone’s address book, has hit a huge 50 million user threshold. While not all are active, the stats along with the user count are equally impressive - Viber users are spending more than a billion minutes in calls every month and send nearly a billion text messages in a month.

Viber is available on both iOS and Android, and its users cumulatively make around 150 million calls each month, which works out at an average of around 3 calls per month. So this definitely suggests that not all 50 million users are active.

The application is also used for sending out an average of 20 million photo messages in a month.

Viber has been growing tremendously since its launch in late 2010 on iOS. The application expanded to Android in the middle of 2011, and together the platforms have brought Viber to 193 countries across the globe. The app continues its growth with nearly 200,000 new users registering every day.

Could it grow to be the success story for mobile devices that Skype has been previously? Are you using it? Let us know in the comments below.

source: TechCrunch

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8 Comments

1. Gogggo

Posts: 8; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I just love Viber. It performs pretty well and rarely freezes or sometjhing. Does anyone have issues when using it on Android?

4. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

It isn't supported by ICS yet.

5. harimura

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 14, 2011

Not working on ICS is something of an issue...

2. haikallp

Posts: 319; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

With a version for Blackberry coming out very soon and a version for windows phone coming out in the near future I'm sure this app will be even more successful.

3. ivanprskalo

Posts: 124; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

I like Viber on android. Me and few my friends areusing it since 3-4 months ago. It would be nice if they release Viber fot WP7 because almost half of my friends are on that OS.

7. G8024XH

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

Friends don't let friends buy Windows Phone ... :)

6. Viber

Posts: 30; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

Hi, This is a member of the Viber Development Team! Thank you for writing about Viber! We are always happy to get good VIBE about Viber! :) You will be happy to know that we've made some serious progress with the development of Viber for ICS, and if all goes as planned, it should be released over the next couple of weeks! @ivanprskalo- Viber for WP OS is currently under development! :) Stay tuned for future updates. If anyone has any questions/suggestions for Viber, please feel free to write, and we will address them shortly. Thanks, Viber Team.

8. Arfaa

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

I love to use Viber on Android. I also use justyap app for free calling. Download app easily from Google play store

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