launches VoIP on Android, complementing its multi award-winning instant messaging and social network aggregation service. The announcement by Nimbuzz represents the culmination of a rapid advance in the development of the Nimbuzz for Android application, launched earlier this year and available free from the Android Marketplace & Nimbuzz.com.
Utilizing Global IP Solutions’ VoiceEngine Mobile, Nimbuzz will now deliver high quality VoIP calls from Nimbuzz on Android, as well as calls over Skype, Google, Yahoo! and Windows Live Messenger, providing users with a complete communications and messaging service via the new Nimbuzz application.
Nimbuzz’ free to download, free to use application launched in May 2008, and already enables millions of users worldwide to enjoy free calls and instant messaging with friends across their own network and favourite online social communities (Skype, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, Google Talk, AIM, Facebook , MySpace, Gadu Gadu and others).
Nimbuzz technology has pioneered next generation mobile calling, with over 300 million Nimbuzz calls already made each year. In a recent survey, 69% of Nimbuzz users said they expect to use mobile VoIP calling more in the coming 12 months.
The announcement comes at a time of phenomenal growth for Nimbuzz; having passed the 13 million registration milestone just last week, Nimbuzz now enjoys a current growth rate of over a million new registrations each month (that’s a new Nimbuzz user every 3 seconds!), an active user base of over 30% and an international user footprint of 220 countries, covering every corner of the globe.