Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Viber has 100 million concurrent online users

Viber, the multi-platform Voice and messaging app, announced a key milestone revealing that it now has more than 100 million concurrent online users.


With over 300 million users in 193 countries, the company have registered more than 360 million unique downloads to date.

Viber also released of a new version of Viber Desktop that features a new look and feel with a special focus on the ever-popular stickers, the company claims. It is now easier for users to find, select, and add stickers to their conversations with a prominently displayed sticker menu that can be docked to the side of the app. Viber Desktop has also been upgraded for better video quality and performance.

“As usage increases, our priority remains the same – introducing features, adding more platforms, and improving Viber with every new version. This is exactly what we’ve done with the new Viber Desktop, and we’re really excited for our users to try it out,” said Talmon Marco, CEO of Viber.

Last December, Viber launched of Viber Out, a feature that allows users to make low-cost calls to any mobile or landline phone number. Viber said that it’s service has a “significantly lower price-per-call” than other competing services due to lower per minute rates and the omission of connection fees.

On top of the current announcement, the Viber support site is now available in two more languages – Portuguese and Spanish. These languages join English and Japanese and have been added as part of Viber’s commitment to expand its services to additional global markets.

Viber is part of the part of the Rakuten Group. Viber is available for iPhone, Android phones and tablets, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Blackberry 10, Windows, Windows 8, Mac, Linux, Symbian, Nokia S40 and Bada devices. Viber said it is constantly innovating by introducing new platforms and adding fun new features.

The new version can be downloaded from the Viber website.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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