BlackBerry receives the Indonesia Cellular Award (ICA) 2014 for BBM


BlackBerry today announced some pleasant news regarding BBM and this time BBM has won the award for best messaging app in Indonesia.

BlackBerry diehards will know BBM is the most superior messaging platform and given that other competitor apps are also available to Indonesian smartphone users, it’s nice to know BBM is officially Indonesia’s favourite. Previous news regarding Indonesia and BlackBerry was 48% of users chose BlackBerry as their top brand whilst 34% of those people chose BlackBerry as their favourite and 79% of Indonesian’s used BBM on the daily.  Having the award as best messaging platform solidifies the love Indonesians have for BlackBerry and BBM.

Have a read at the press release below:

Jakarta, 16 June 2014 –

BlackBerry, a world leader in mobile communications, has received the Indonesia Cellular Award (ICA) 2014 for BBM – its reliable and secure instant messaging application, in the category ‘Best Mobile Chat App’. The respected award was received at the Indonesia Cellular Show 2014 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta on 5 June 2014.

BBM is a premier mobile messaging application and delivers real time engagement communication, loved by users across Indonesia, on any mobile platform they use. Thanks to our loyal fans, BBM has become an essential part of daily communication around the world. To enhance users’ experience, BlackBerry has worked together with local artist, Susilo Saptoady, to develop BBM Stickers ‘The Punakawan’ and ‘Nusantara’s Kid’.

We are honored to receive this prestigious award. We could not have done it without the support of the loyal fans who voted BBM ‘Best Mobile Chat App’,” said Krishnadeep Baruah, Senior BBM Marketing Director at BlackBerry Asia Pacific. The Indonesia Cellular Award 2014 (ICS) is an event to commemorate the best of and the growth of mobile technology. Winners from the event are a result of votes gathered by consumers. 18 categories were selected by the juries and more than 13 thousand votes have been collected.