BBM Money Being Looked Into By BlackBerry Again

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BlackBerry is investigating whether the BBM unit and enterprise extensions can begin facilitating money transfers in nascent markets where IM services far outplay plain SMS. John Sims, President of the Enterprise unit told Re/Code in an interview on Tuesday: “We’re meeting with partners and we are exploring the market. Money movement is an important thing.”…

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First Look at BBM Money (Video)

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BBM Money is launching in Indonesia through a partnership with PermataBank and Monitise. With BBM Money you have the ability to create and access a mobile money account from BlackBerry smartphone and make real-time payments to your BBM contacts. BBM customers can create a BBM Money account with PermataBank and then start loading cash into the…

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PermataBank, BlackBerry and Monitise Join Forces to Bring Mobile Payments Services to BlackBerry Messenger

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In December of last year we learned BBM Money would soon become an available product in Indonesia. This will be a new peer-to-peer money transferring service. Indonesian financial institutions such as PermataBank and Monitise have announced they’ve join BlackBerry in support of the new BBM Money service. “We are delighted that Indonesia is the first…

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BBM Splat Coins? Thorsten Heins Discusses E-Commerce Using BlackBerry Messenger

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Thought BlackBerry Messenger was only going to remain a kickass messaging tool? Think again. According to Research In Motion’s CEO, Thorsten Heins, BBM will have many more capabilities, as he said to “think about transacting money.” Heins discussed how he wanted to continue enhancing BBM to make it “a very strong platform not just for communication, but…

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