Posts Tagged With messaging

Update: Hike CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal has officially confirmed this investment. He also claimed that Hike has now crossed 35 million registered users with over 50% active every month. Around 90% users ... Continue_Reading
In part 1 of this two part interview with Neeraj Arora, head of business for WhatsApp, we spoke about telecom operator deals, how business development for WhatsApp is going to ... Continue_Reading
Following Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, I met Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s head of business development at the Mobile World Congress, last week. Arora, an ISB graduate, had worked in ... Continue_Reading

SMSGupShup shifting focus to enterprise messaging

It looks like mobile messaging company SMSGupShup is shifting its focus to enterprise segment and has launched a new subscription-free application called TeamChat, which looks like a mobile only version ... Continue_Reading
Hike hits 15 million registered users, but no data on active users Bharti Softbank backed mobile messaging service Hike has hit the 15 million registered users mark, growing its base ... Continue_Reading

Viber Sold For $900M; Has 105M Monthly Active Users

Internet telephony and messaging company Viber, which has 15 million registered users in India and 300 million registered users internationally, has been acquired by Japanese membership-based Internet services company Rakuten ... Continue_Reading
Japanese mobile messaging application LINE has hit a 10 million registered user mark in three months of officially launching in India. It is targeting 20 million registered users by the ... Continue_Reading
Jaxtr, an Internet Telephony startup which was acquired by Sabeer Bhatia’s SabSe Technologies in June 2009, has been relaunched as JaxtrSMS, a mobile app which allows users to send national and international text messages ... Continue_Reading