BBM to come pre-installed on LG phones

The BlackBerry logo is pictured at the BlackBerry campus in Waterloo Sept. 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mark...

The BlackBerry logo is pictured at the BlackBerry campus in Waterloo Sept. 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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, Last Updated: 11:13 AM ET

TORONTO  - BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday that its popular messaging platform BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) will soon be coming pre-installed on LG Electronics Inc smartphones.

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry said the G Pro Lite, an Android-based smartphone, will be the first LG device to offer BBM out-of-the-box.

The announcement comes less than two months after BlackBerry began to roll out its BBM service to users of Android and iPhone devices.

 


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