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By James Falconer on 7 Feb 2008 10:36 pm EST
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mig33 for BlackBerryThe global mobile social network that is mig33 announced yesterday software for the BlackBerry that will allow us to utilize mig33's mobile social networking tools. The release is a planned first step in their program designed to optimize the service for the U.S. market.

Says co-founder and CEO of mig33 Steven Goh:

"The U.S. mobile phone market is unique from what's happening in the rest of the world, so we need to tailor our offering accordingly. In targeting the BlackBerry, one of the most popular keyboard handsets in the country, we're making it easy for U.S. consumers to share in the global phenomenon that is mig33."

Notable Features of mig33:

  • You can chat online in real-time with millions of other mig33 users. Or, use compatible IM services like MSN, Yahoo!, ICQ/AOL and Google Talk.
  • Make low-priced calls to anywhere in the world from your mobile.
  • SMS calling feature to make cheap calls anywhere in the world. Text the phone number you want to call and mig33 will connect you. You can even forward return calls to a phone other than your Berry.
  • Send photos directly from your BlackBerry to online friends and family. Your photos are automatically saved to your online scrapbook, which you can view and organize from BlackBerry or PC.
  • Become a member to access the members only website packed full of cool features.

More than 10 million people in 200 countries are already signed on to mig33. It's a huge social network that is growing fast. With this new BlackBerry app it will be interesting to see how fast they grow in the North American market.

To learn more about mig33 visit their website. To get mig33 on your berry, go to wap.mig33.com for installation instructions.

mig33 is supporting the following BlackBerry models: 8100, 8130, 8300, 8310, 8320, 8800, 8820, 8830, 7100, 7100i, 7130, 8700, 8703e, 8707, 7250, 7290 and 7520.

Topics: BlackBerry Apps

James Falconer James Falconer "Community Manager, Mobile Nations" 354 (articles) 742 (forum posts)
6 comments

Anonymous

Now that's a lot of counters! :)

al anon

At first i could not connect through TCP or HTTP but now it works. Looks like a pretty good IM app.

daniellep84

i tried it for my pearl but ended up buying im+ i didnt like the interface of the program

raydavonn

i have been trying to download the application and my curve hs rejected the system. i cant seem to configue the settings to work does my mobile support the application . note it downloaded correctly but no code and such.... need better direction . would like to have this connection and so would my friends ..

oskaru

Perhaps contacting the staff might help regarding your matter.

contact@mig33.com

try contacting them several times just in case they miss your first e mail.

oskaru

I am getting errors from the server because the connection is getting lost constantly after I'm logged on. Does anyone know what the case may be? Could it be that beta format is the issue, and I should wait around for the full version?

TCP connection is successful, though again it's after I'm logged on for a few minutes that I get booted.