Nimbuzz Surpasses Major Milestones for Voice, Downloads

3.65 Billion Mobile Voice Minutes and 150,000,000 Downloads

Updated: January 05, 2011

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbuzz, the only truly open, universal communications platform, has announced that it has surpassed 3.65 billion mobile voice minutes in the last year, and 150,000,000 downloads of its application since launch in May 2008.

With 50% of downloads originating from the Nimbuzz.com, Nimbuzz, the new-generation mobile service providing free and low-cost calls and messaging. It is also one of the best performing applications in the popular Ovi and GetJar application stores.

Ovi Store: Five million downloads since launch in the Ovi store from September 2009 to October 1, 2010, making Nimbuzz a global top five application.

GetJar: 45 million downloads (twice as many as Yahoo! Mobile) on GetJar, and the application is number four of the top five most downloaded global applications.

"Unlike Skype, Nimbuzz is the only open universal communications platform on the market today," said Evert Jaap Lugt, CEO, Nimbuzz. "With 30 million registered users across all major mobile operating systems, our success can be attributed to the fact that Nimbuzz is not solely a chat platform or a VoIP service, but a complete communications service that includes free talk and messaging. We benefit from massive word of mouth with 98% of our users recommend the application to friends, who don't have to own a smartphone to use our product."

Nimbuzz offers free Nimbuzz calls, and low-cost calls through its VoIP product NimbuzzOut, as well as messaging across all major mobile platforms, including Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Symbian and Java, on over 3,000 handsets.

For the week ending October 1, 2010, Nimbuzz also reported the following downloads in leading app stores of its universal communications platform:

"Nimbuzz has been one of the most popular apps for several years running now. It's ease of use, large community and wide handset coverage make it a must have for most mobile users," said Patrick Mork, CMO, GetJar. "We're thrilled to see Nimbuzz doing so well and look forward to seeing them hit the next 50 million downloads."

About Nimbuzz

Nimbuzz, a next-generation mobile service for the online age, is the perfect mass-market solution that unifies all communication needs. The multi award-winning Nimbuzz application enables people to enjoy free and low cost mobile calls, free instant messaging, social networking and other rich communication features, using the internet capabilities of the their mobile device.

With more than 30 million users and over 70,000 new registrations per day, Nimbuzz is currently used in more than 220 countries worldwide and is available on thousands of the world's most popular devices across all major platforms – Symbian, iPhone, iPod touch, Android, BlackBerry, J2ME, as well as Windows and Mac desktop computers. Web and WAP clients are also available.

Social networks and communities supported by Nimbuzz include Skype®, Facebook®, Windows Live Messenger (MSN®), GoogleTalk™, Twitter, Yahoo!®, AIM®, MySpace, ICQ®, GaduGadu, Hyves, and many more.

For more information go to http://blog.nimbuzz.com or follow @nimbuzz on Twitter.

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