BlackBerry has updated it BBM App and it now includes new Channels as well as voice calls. The App is only suitable for Android phones.
The update is however just a beta release and currently only available to Android users who have signed up to that service.
In addition to Channels and Voice Calls, the updated mobile app includes an easier avenue of sharing photos, according to BlackBerry; more emoticons and increased BBM Group sizes.
The company says that it is looking to bring in the same App upgrade for iPhone.