BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 3.0 is now in Open Beta, with Support for the UK and More


BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing

Editor’s Note: BlackBerry® Mobile Conferencing 3.0 is now out of beta and available from BlackBerry® App World™. Get it here!

We’re excited to announce that the third version of BlackBerry® Mobile Conferencing is now available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. For those unaware, BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing is an app that makes conference calls using BlackBerry smartphones a breeze. Key features include automatic recognition of conference call details within calendar invitations, a “Join Now” button for calls, conversion from an email to a meeting invitation, one-click reconnection to a lost call, and more. All you need to run BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 3.0 is a BlackBerry smartphone running BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0 or higher. For all of the details and to watch a video demonstration, check out the BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing web site.

What’s new in this version?

  • Conference Call Recognition for the UK

We’re excited to roll out support for the United Kingdom, where BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing is now available and built to recognize UK calling codes and conference information.

  • App Icon on your Home Screen

BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing

You’ve asked for it, and now we’ve included it. With BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 3.0, you’ll see an icon on your home screen that provides easy access to help, demos, and app sharing.

  • Feature Demos

New to BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing? Now you’ll be able to access video demonstrations and explore key features right from within the app. This will allow you to get familiar with the app and help to increase your mobile conferencing efficiency.

  • App Sharing

Are your colleagues irritable about having to enter conference codes and pin numbers? Use the App Sharing feature to send a BlackBerry® App World™ download link and get all of your friends on board the BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 3.0 train.

We’re committed to improving the everyday life of BlackBerry smartphone users worldwide, and BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 3.0 has taken a great step forward with the convenience of connecting individuals at the touch of a button.

Join the Beta

BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 3.0 is currently available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Head over, sign up (or login), and grab the app today. Be sure to explore BlackBerry Beta Zone and provide feedback on how you’re using the app! The full launch is expected in early February 2012 on BlackBerry App World.

What new feature are you most looking forward to? Has BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing saved you time? Share in the comments below.

About Luke Reimer

@Luke_Reimer is a Senior Marketing Manager at BlackBerry helping to design, launch, and manage enterprise marketing programs - particularly concerning content across digital mediums. Beyond spreading BlackBerry goodness in enterprise communities, you can find Luke cooking up a storm, out on his motorcycle (when Canadian weather allows), or digging into a good science fiction book.

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