LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viber (www.viber.com), the leading mobile communications platform offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announces today an exclusive partnership with Pakistani cellular operator Mobilink (www.mobilinkgsm.com) to provide users with unlimited access to Viber's mobile app. The deal will allow users to send unlimited text messages and make unlimited HD quality calls to other Viber users.
“We strive to make Viber available for as many users as we can and this new partnership will help us provide free calls and messaging to another large group of users. We have experienced major growth in Pakistan and it is emerging as a strategic market for us" said Talmon Marco, CEO of Viber Media. "By teaming up with Mobilink, we are offering our users in Pakistan an incredible opportunity to enjoy unlimited calls and messaging with an affordability that’s difficult to match."
The core of the deal is a pre-paid plan providing Mobilink users with unlimited access to Viber’s messaging and call service. The deal, and Viber's broad support for multiple platforms, is certain to help expand Viber's presence in the Pakistani market.
"Mobilink has been a leader in one of the most dynamic telecom markets on the globe, both in terms of subscriber numbers and innovation for over a decade. The number of users who trust our data network for their day to day communications continues to grow and our attractive mobile Internet offers make it possible for subscribers to stay connected on the go,” said Farid Ahmad, VP Marketing, Mobilink. “Our partnership with Viber is another means of innovating the ways in which Mobilink's customers communicate with each other."
About Viber Media:
Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. Viber lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. Viber users can send text messages, photo messages, share locations anywhere in the world, and make free, HD-quality calls on iPhone®, Android,™ Blackberry®, Windows Phone, Symbian, Nokia S40 and Bada devices over 3G/4G or WiFi connections. With more than 175 million users in 193 countries, Viber is constantly innovating by introducing new platforms and adding fun new features including stickers and emoticons.