Newsbrief by Andrew Kameka on Wednesday December 18, 2013.
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BlackBerry Messenger will come preloaded on LG Android smartphones, including the soon to launch LG G Pro Lite. BlackBerry has issued a statement confirming that it has reached an an agreement with LG to preinstall BBM on phones released in unspecified "key markets" across the globe. BBM has been available for Android and iOS since October, adding tens of millions of new users in the process. Appearing on new LG devices could make the cross-platform messaging client more appealing in some regions, especially existing BBM hotbeds like the Middle East, Africa, and southeast Asia.