Nimbuzz, the most comprehensive mobile VoIP and IM provider entered into a commercial partnership with StudiVZ, the biggest German speaking (12 million users) social networking site. StudiVZ integrate the Nimbuzz technology into its community, bringing real-time web and mobile communication capabilities to its members for the first time.
The Nimbuzz powered web and mobile clients launches in unison for StudiVZ members. The web chat is fully integrated into the existing StudiVZ interface allowing IM conversations between all community members. The full mobile Nimbuzz portfolio including voice calls, chat, file sharing across popular IM communities will also be available and a link to a bespoke download page will be promoted across the StudiVZ network.
“Nimbuzz’s impressive solution not only offers us an additional ad-revenue stream but enables us to seamlessly extend our product to offer real time communication on our platform and on the mobile phone.” said Clemens Riedl, CEO of StudiVZ.
By integrating the Nimbuzz VoIP, presence and IM features, social networks can extend their offering beyond their current online networking experience. StudiVZ is the first partnership of this nature to be announced by Nimbuzz with similar deals in Turkey, Asia and Italy imminent.
The partnership with StudiVZ sees Nimbuzz entering a revenue sharing agreement with income generated from adverts sold on StudiVZ in 2009.
Nimbuzz has positioned itself to become the largest global communications platform for seamless IP-based communication among mobile devices and social media platforms. Growing at 10k registrations per day with a 25% active user base in over 200 countries, 95% of users recommend to a friend.