For those millions of eager iOS and Android users who are dreaming of a day that you’ll be using BBM on your device you’ll have to a bit longer. During the quarterly call, CEO Thorsten Heins stated that BBM for iOS and Android will be released “before the end of the summer.”
At BlackBerry Live the company announced that the app will be launch ‘sometime this summer,’ so technically they are on track to deliver. The app will be free and compatible on devices running iOS 6 and Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher. BBM for iOS and Android will initially be limited to messaging and groups at launch, then will receive an update with other popular BlackBerry features such as BBM Voice, screen share, and the BBM Channels.