Starting this morning, BlackBerry Messenger became available. This time around BlackBerry is staggering the roll out to make sure that there are no problems. Just like Apple makes iPhone buyers wait in line, those wanting use the new BlackBerry Messenger for Android may have to wait until after the six million people who signed up to be notified have activated BBM on their devices.
The good news is that many Whatsapp users have noted that BBM is much faster. Some Twitter users are still waiting in the line as of this writing.
Although the apps are available in Google Play and the App Store, BlackBerry recommends that you download them directly from an Android or iPhone browser.