BlackBerry has announced that its BBM for Android and iOS apps have been downloaded over 10 million times in the first 24 hours of release. The company has not revealed individual numbers for Android but the Google Play count puts the total installs somewhere in one to five million bracket.

BBM in Android smartphone

BBM in Android smartphone

While the number of installs looks pretty big, the actual number of users with access to BBM is still low as many are waiting for their turn in the queue to complete the account registration.

In related news, the company has stated that it will soon be bringing BBM Video, BBM Voice and BBM Channels to Android and iOS versions but it did not give a specific timeline.

In its announcement of 10 million installs milestone, BlackBerry also noted that BBM has received very positive reviews on both Google Play and Apple App Store. It even highlighted that there were over 60,000 five star reviews out of the total around 87,000.

BBM Reviews

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