BlackBerry to launch BBM Channels social media network for iPhone, Android users shortly

Smartphone vendor BlackBerry on Wednesday said it would launch BBM Channels, its social media network, for iPhone and Android devices in the coming months.

The social media network is now ready for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above, and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry World.

During the trial stage, which was on from May 2013, BlackBerry received overwhelming response.

BBM-channels ready for use

BlackBerry users can update to the newest version of BBM to have access to the BBM Channels beta when it becomes available later today.

BBM Channels will compete with Google Plus, Facebook, etc.

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