BBM coming to Samsung Galaxy Phones by Friday

BBM for Android may launch on Sept 20
Samsung's Nigeria unit reveals that the BlackBerry messenger app for Android would be available from September 20 onwards.
NEW DELHI: For those of you who eagerly waiting for BBM messaging service on yourAndroid phones, here's good news. As per a recent tweet by Samsung Mobile's

Nigeria unit, the BBM for Android app would be available from Friday, September 20, onwards.

However, according to the tweet, the app will initially be exclusive to Samsung phones for the first three months. Also, it is not clear from if the agreement is exclusive to Nigeria or is a global agreement.

After the initial three months, the app is likely to be available on all Android phones. Recently, alleged photos of the BBM app were leaked online and there were reports that it would be available to a select few accounts.

Reports were also doing the rounds that BlackBerry has been handing out invitations for an event scheduled for September 20. It is being expected that the

BBM would be made available for the iOS and Android operating systems. There are also speculations that BlackBerry may unveil its new Z30 smartphone at the event.