BBM for iOS and Android will soon get voice and video calling

Executive VP of BBM for BlackBerry, Andrew Bocking said that users of BBM iOS and Android will soon be able to make video and voice call through BBM app. There is also a news regarding monetizing the App, but Bocking said that BBM App will always be free . he also declared that  “We have other ideas on how to monetize that service.” Bocking hinted at BBM Channels, BlackBerry’s new “social engagement platform within BBM.”



This initiative was announced last May and allows users to expand the “BBM experience to brands, artists, businesses and communities, you will now be able to connect with individuals and groups in real time.” So that ensures BBM to exit Beta version and this BBM channel will launch soon but the date is yet to be confirmed. Bocking also said,  “We continue to plan to evolve the service and keep making it more engaging and have more reasons why people will come back to use the service.”