According to the press release from Samsung, the company have announced that they will shutdown the ChatON messenger service in all other countries, except in the U.S market. The ChatON service will be closed at 9:00 AM February 1, 2015.
The ChatON messenger service was launched three years ago and always pre-installed in all Samsung smartphone. The company have decided to keep it still in active in the U.S market because this is still a main place that most people use ChatON after France, as Samsung claimed.
We still don’t know if they will open it again for other market in next time or will shutdown it in the U.S market too. But one thing to sure, people are not interested in the ChatON service anymore and only spent just six seconds per month on ChatON, on average, according to the report from market research firm Strategy Analytics.
Do you have a Samsung smartphone ? And how often do you use ChatON messenger service ?