SOURCE: Beejive

Beejive

February 23, 2009 08:00 ET

BeejiveIM for BlackBerry on Sale for First Time Ever

Leading Instant Messaging Client Available for as Low as $14.95 in Anticipation of New Release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - As a thank you to its loyal BlackBerry community, Beejive today announced a week-long sale on BeejiveIM for BlackBerry, the most reliable and user-friendly mobile IM application on the market today. This native, highly customizable application will be available for as little as $14.95, a $5.00 discount, from midnight PT, Monday, February 23, until midnight PT, Sunday, March 1.

"Beejive has been wildly successful in bringing the power of desktop instant messaging to mobile users," said Kai Yu, founder and CEO, Beejive. "We would like to offer the BlackBerry community, which helped us build our business, a chance to get BeejiveIM for an unprecedented low price before we issue a major new release -- which will be a free upgrade -- in just a few more weeks."

BeejiveIM for BlackBerry supports AIM®/iChat®/MobileMe®, MSN®/Windows Live®, Yahoo!®, MySpace, GoogleTalk®, SameTime®, ICQ®, & Jabber, allowing users to access all of their IM clients from one user-friendly interface. With BeejiveIM, users can experience the connectivity and full features of desktop instant messaging from their BlackBerrys, making it much easier and cost-effective to communicate than via texting.

In addition to the BeejiveIM for BlackBerry device license being available at a $5.00 discount, the user license will also be available for only $24.95, down from $29.95. The user license is for use on one BlackBerry device at a time but can be transferred to other BlackBerrys for free, allowing users to bring their license with them as they change models.

To purchase the BeejiveIM for BlackBerry licenses at the special sale price, please visit http://beejive.com/blackberry/.

About Beejive

Based in San Francisco, Beejive (pronounced \be-hiv\) is a privately held company specializing in the design and development of software for mobile devices. Founded in 2006, Beejive strives to become the world's premier developer of fast, reliable, and easy-to-use mobile software. BeejiveIM, the initial offering from Beejive's product portfolio, is a multi-protocol instant messaging client that connects the mobile user to the major instant messaging networks. BeejiveIM was created to address the lack of reliable, user-friendly instant messaging applications available to mobile users. For more information, please visit www.beejive.com.