Microsoft and Urban Airship Ally For Push Notifications On Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Microsoft Corporation and Urban Airship have partnered to create a push notification system on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.  Urban Airship will become the preferred provider for push notifications.  Urban Airship will provide a single codebase client library for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 applications.

Urban Airship LogoBy using Urban Airship, iOS, Android, and BlackBerry developers are able to broadcast notifications and target messages to their users to increase engagement with apps.

The Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 solution is currently still in beta.

Urban Airship’s Windows features are expected to be available for developers in Q1 2013.


This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
Leave a Comment