Yes the wait is finally over. As owners of android and iOS devices can now download and install the blackberry messenger on their devices regardless of your region.
Download the app>>launch the app>>enter your email address>> just follow the steps afterwards.
Violà! You should be pinging on your non blackberry device.
You can also download the version for your iPad.
Note: the minimum requirement for your device➡️ ➡️➡️ Android 4.0 and iOS 6 or higher is required.