Instant messaging app, Nimbuzz, which also allows the users to make calls and video calls has today announced its partnership with South Korean smartphone maker LG. The partnership will enable users to make 100 minutes of free international calls to the US on purchasing LG's latest L-Series 3 smartphones.
Thus, according to the alliance, the series of smartphones will come preloaded with Nimbuzz. Leaving aside WhatsApp, WeChat and Facebook, Nimbuzz also has a massive number of users. The company claims to have over 150 million users globally and is adding over 2.10 lakh new registrations each day. It has a user footprint of more than 200 countries.
"Voice calling is fast changing into an Internet based service from being a telecom one. We are extremely excited about our partnership with LG," Nimbuzz CEO Vikas Saxena said. LG's commitment to re-inventing smartphone technologies coupled with Nimbuzz's scaled international calling platform will ensure that users find immense value from the offer, he added.
"The growing popularity of affordable smartphones from industry players like LG and the increasing adoption of WiFi/3G networks will only accelerate this technological shift," LG Mobiles Marketing Head India Amit Gujral said.
Nimbuzz communication app is available on the almost all the mobile platforms such as, Android, iOS, Symbian, Windows Phone, and J2ME. It is also available for Windows and Mac computers.