Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Agile Messenger no longer free
Posted on 30-Jul-2005 11:57. | Tags Filed under: News.


Agile Messenger no longer free
Agile Mobile is announcing a change in its policy that will see users paying a monthly fee of 2.99 (depending on location) for the use of their multi-platform IM program.

Accoding to the company, Agile Messenger is currently the most widely used and feature rich instant messaging and communication tool for mobile devices, with versions for Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphones, and Symbian devices.

Agile Mobile says that in order to make Agile Messenger better and to be able to continue adding new features it has become essential that they start charging a small monthly license fee. The information available is it has become necessary for the company to expand the development resources and with that comes a substantial increase in overhead.

The plan is to begin charging a license fee of a maximum of 2.99 per month, charged directly to the users' phone bill. The exact monthly charge may vary from country to country depending on the company's agreement with local mobile operators but will never exceed 2.99, or the local currency equivalent.

The start date for billing will be different for different countries, again depending on agreement with the local mobile operators.

Agile Messenger will inform users before charges are applied and will ask for explicit permission to subscribe to the new licensing terms. The software will also give an additional 7 day free trial when subscribtions are created, during which period users can cancel with no charge. If the user have not been asked to confirm the subscription then the account is not yet being charged.





comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

The President Of The USA - Who do you think?
Created by TimA, last reply by freitasm on 5-Dec-2016 11:04 (898 replies)
Pages... 58 59 60


Woooaaahh earthquake 2016-11-14
Created by Fred99, last reply by Pumpedd on 1-Dec-2016 11:50 (470 replies)
Pages... 30 31 32


Christmas. Bah, humbug.
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by alasta on 3-Dec-2016 13:43 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


'Quality' NZ news on the way?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by alasta on 4-Dec-2016 09:49 (91 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Spark Ultra Fast Fibre MAX performance and discussion (Some might say Gigabit)
Created by Talkiet, last reply by sbiddle on 3-Dec-2016 21:15 (55 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Pike River - Seal or recovery?
Created by gzt, last reply by frankv on 4-Dec-2016 22:06 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by Scotty1986 on 2-Dec-2016 12:00 (712 replies)
Pages... 46 47 48


Best of both worlds finally - Plex on kodi
Created by davidcole, last reply by reven on 1-Dec-2016 21:00 (15 replies)