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Nimbuzz Signs Major Distribution Deal with Toshiba for Its iPhone Killer Handset TG01


To keep you in the loop, Nimbuzz has just signed a major distribution agreement with Toshiba as social messaging partner for their new TG01 handset, ultra-slick iPhone killer (according to MobileCrunch)!

The agreement will bring instant messaging and social networking capabilities to Toshiba’s new high quality, high performance TG01 Handset.

Nimbuzz’s best in class mobile social messaging client was selected by Toshiba to provide an application that integrates effortlessly with an individual’s sophisticated and “hyper-connected” digital lifestyle. The two companies are working together to provide a device rich with communication features that enhance the usability of the Toshiba device and put all friends in one place.

Toshiba TG01 Multimedia Smart Phone

Bertand Issard, Head of Product Planning & Strategy of Toshiba Mobile Communications Division in Europe added: “All our application partners are best of breed and are chosen for their mass market appeal and we are pleased to announce Nimbuzz as our social messaging partner. Nimbuzz will complete the PC like Internet experience of TG01 from flash site browsing to social networking.”

Nimbuzz is an application designed to increase the desirability and differentiation of its partner’s products. The mobile social messaging capabilities will be seamlessly absorbed into Toshiba’s new handset with minimal cost and maximum benefit to both users looking for a device that fits their lifestyle and operators looking for new ARPU magnets alike.


  • Nimbuzz won the prestigious Red herring Global 100 as the only aggregated mobile messenger company worldwide to ever receive this award!
  • Growing at well over 20,000 new users per day, or more than one in 4 seconds, thanks to amazing word of mouth! (95% recommend to friend)
  • Added Arabic language support to Symbain client, and now have users in every country of the planet.

Toshiba will be displaying its new TG01 with the Nimbuzz application running at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona Stand number 8A111.

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