China’s Leading Internet Service Portal enters Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Tencent, Inc. who founded Tencent QQ (commonly known as QQ) with more than 700 million active instant messaging user accounts in mainland China enters Malaysia via its first mobile messaging product for Southeast Asia market, namely WeChat.

WeChat is a fashionable and new mobile communication tool. It supports sending voice, video, photo and text messages. Users can also start group chatting and find people nearby according to location data. It works on iOS, Android and Symbian devices but soon on OVI. WeChat currently supports English, traditional Chinese, Indonesia, Thai, Portuguese and Vietnamese.

Assistant general manager of Tencent’s international business group, Norman Tam said WeChat is going to support Bahasa Malaysia soon and this is their commitment towards Malaysia market. WeChat was re-branded as WeChat in April this year and it has more than 100 million registered users, added by Tam.

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