We have reports that indicate that from September 2013 Tecno mobile has partnered with Blackberry to include the Blackberry Messenger popularly known as BBM on Tecno smart phones.
In many african countries like Nigeria, kenya and Ghana Tecno phones has been going strong in these areas in mobile phone sales and has become the best seller of Android smartphones in Nigeria.
The agreement which was signed between the Blackberry and Tecno a Chinese firm had Vice President of Tecno Group Arif Chowdhury who said “Based on this arrangement, customers who buy Tecno phones will find the BBM application already preloaded and this available in 20 countries. For those customers already using Tecno phones, it will be possible to download the application through the Google play store''.
“We are very proud of this collaboration, It is our objectives not only for Nigerians and indeed Africa as a whole to acquire Smartphones and enjoy a smart life but also to be able to use the phone to its maximum benefit and that is why we collaborated with Blackberry to preload BBM on all TECNO Smartphones,” Mr. Chowdhury acknowledged.