Microsoft and Shanghai Alliance Investment have teamed up to bring MSN Messenger to Chinese mobile phone users. Users will be able to send instant messages to virtually any mobile phone number, even to recipients without MSN Messenger accounts. A few months ago Microsoft set up MSN Technologies in Beijing and Shanghai and an R&D base in Shenzen. The company developed the new messaging service with Shenzhen Mobile specifically for the Chinese market.
For more on the new MSN mobile service:
- check out this article from China Daily