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    09 May 2012

    Nimbuzz opens its messenger API and introduces Chat Buddy Developers Program

    -          Launches host of chat buddies on day to day utilities, updates and much more
    -          First IM to open API with commercial relevance
    Bangalore, India: Nimbuzz (, the award-winning Instant Messaging  application, today announced the opening up of its Messenger API with launch of Chat Buddy Developer Program (CBDP). This initiative is expected to  help brands, publishers, and independent developlers get access to the 90 million Nimbuzz users from across 200+ countries. The CBDP allows developers to build chat buddies across various verticals such as Cricket, astrology, shopping, games, news, besides utilities such as ticketing, movie reviews, classifieds, etc. Nimbuzz has launched a separate section @ to help hand hold the developers trying to gain the first mover advantage on one of the biggest mobile platforms.
    Nimbuzz has also collaborated with the below mentioned brands and publishers to increase their catlog of Chat Buddies in nWorld, the Nimbuzz App store.
    ·           IBNLive for news update
    ·           Cricbuzz for live cricket update
    ·           Twitter for tweeting from within Nimbuzz
    ·           Vantagetrade for stock updates
    ·           Wikipedia for ready-information
    ·           Youtube for searching & viewing videos
    ·           IMDB for movies reviews
    ·           Car Dekho for car prices & reviews
    ·           Price Dekho for price comparison
    ·           Future Dekho for astrology update
    Besides these Chat Buddies, Nimbuzz expects another 25 chat buddies developed by prefered partners in the next one month. Besides these Chat Buddies, nWorld is also a strore front for Social Games, Virtual Gifts, and Avatars.
    “Nimbuzz Chat Buddy Developer Program has been created with the objective of building a developer community who can benefit from the ever growing Nimbuzz userbase. We look forward to some exciting chat buddies in our eco system, driven by passionate developers, brands and publishers.” said Mr Jamshed V Rajan, Chief Product Officer, Nimbuzz.
    “With a session time of more than 55 minutes per user per day, Nimbuzz is the most appropriate Mobile application today for a developer ecosystem to flourish.  Very soon developers on Nimbuzz will be able to monetize their chat buddies as well.” he added
    How do brands, publishers & developers benefit?
    ·           ready access to 90 Million Nimbuzz’ers worldwide
    ·           a brand new way to make target audience interact with the brand
    ·           a new way to reach directly to the user where he spends 60+ minutes
    What Nimbuzz does?
    Besides providing app developers with such a massive platform, Nimbuzz:
    ·           hand holds the developers through the development process
    ·           helps maximize the return on investment
    ·           share statistics showing the performance of Chat Buddy
    ·           provides support on how can you improve the performance of your Chat Buddy
    It is a win-win situation for users because they don’t have to download specific apps for these purposes, as Nimbuzz acts as a one stop shop for all their communication and entertainment needs.
    About Nimbuzz:
    Nimbuzz is the perfect mass market lifestyle solution that unifies all communication needs. The multi award-winning Nimbuzz application enables people to enjoy free mobile calls, video-calls, free instant messaging, social networking and other rich communication features, using the Internet capabilities of their mobile device. With more than 90 million users and more than 180,000 new registrations per day, Nimbuzz is currently used in more than 200 countries worldwide and is available on thousands of the world’s most popular devices across all major platforms such as Android, Symbian, iPhone, iPod touch, J2ME, as well as Windows and Mac desktop computers. Web and WAP clients are also available. Every fourth mobile user in India is a Nimbuzz user.  Nimbuzz comes pre-installed in more than 210 number of handsets in India and is partnered almost all the local and international OEMs. Nimbuzz has launched free video-calling and video chatting facilities for its users on the iOS and PC users. Recently Nimbuzz also was awarded the Best Android And Nokia application at the Mobies in Dubai.
    Recently, the Nielsen Informate Report pegged Nimbuzz as the most used chat application in smartphone in India.
    Media Contacts:
    Syed Shahnawaz Karim
    M: +91 9810748158
    VOX PR:
    Pratik Dogra
    M: +91 9873468965

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