Research In Motion yesterday makes it even easier for customers to manage conference calls on their BlackBerry smartphone with the release of BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing version 2.0.
This innovative and popular free app includes a number of enhancements, such as the ability to automatically turn an email thread into a conference call using the userâ€™s conference bridge details.
According to a release by the company: BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing automates tedious and error prone tasks such as dialing into a conference call that could include multiple main numbers, a conference ID and other codes, with a simple one-click â€œJoin Nowâ€ prompt, as well as the ability to quickly reconnect if dropped from a conference call. The app also integrates with the BlackBerry Calendar allowing users to quickly and easily schedule and join conference calls directly from within the Calendar. Users can download BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing on BlackBerry App Worldâ„¢, and organizations can automatically push the app to their users through BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
â€œBlackBerry Mobile Conferencing is an essential app for anyone who sets up or joins conference calls,â€ said Tom Goguen, vice president, collaboration and social networking at Research In Motion. â€œThis latest version of BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing includes a number of enhancements such as the ability to turn any email thread into a conference call automatically, making it even easier for BlackBerry users to get things done.â€
BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing can detect conference call details from most popular conferencing systems on the market and supports BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry 5 OS or higher. It is now available for download for users in North America on BlackBerry App World at http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/46253. For more information, please visit blackberry.com/mobileconferencing.