Viber might finally arrive on BlackBerry 10 devices

Viber might finally arrive on BlackBerry 10 devices
According to a recent post in Twitter, Viber is working closely with BlackBerry on bringing the popular cross-platform messenger to BB10 devices. Although a BlackBerry 10 version of Viber was being developed last year, the development was halted without explanation several months ago. Still, it looks like both the developer and BlackBerry itself are determined to release Viber for the platform.

Although BlackBerry 10 devices can be sideloaded with the Android version of the messenger, a full-fledged Viber app is greatly anticipated by a lot of BB 10 users. 


Viber was recently purchased by Rakuten, a large Japanese e-commerce site, for roughly $900 million.

source: @Viber via BerryReview

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7 Comments

1. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Viber wasn't on BB10 all that time ???????????????? and then BlackBerry was wondering why they are falling

2. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

It's better late than never. BB is not bad as of this stage. They had been bringing in apps that is widely used on different mobile platforms. Good move for the new CEO.

3. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

As if Viber is a "must have" app...Meh...

4. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

True. But Viber is one of the apps both android and apples has that can communicate to each other using VOIP.

7. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

yeah their support for many platforms, make them one of the best

5. realtrevor

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

BlackBerry 10 is on the roll, just today they have received a native OneDrive (SkyDrive) App.

6. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Hopefully, it would not like the newly arrived Tango, that keeps lagging and crushing all the time. Just please make a native app. I uninstalled most of the Android apps on my Z 10 because they are really slow and problematic. Even with the last bb10 update, the Android apps are not working fine on my Z10

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