This month, Telegram will introduce its paid, subscription-based service to the Indian market. This was confirmed by Pavel Durov, the creator of Telegram. Telegram Premium subscribers will have their message storage reduced. Furthermore, the option to upload substantial media files will be made available.
To satisfy the needs of our most demanding consumers while maintaining the availability of our current free services, we must provide a premium service,” Powell wrote in a blog post.
The Number of People Using Telegram on A Monthly Basis Is Near 500 Million
WhatsApp and Signal are two of Telegram’s main rivals. Currently, there are about 500 million people using Telegram on a monthly basis. Among the top 10 most downloaded apps worldwide, Telegram ranks highly. Even though the company is launching a subscription service, the creator has assured users that they will not be subjected to advertisements.
The Telegram app will always remain free to download and use. No advertising. Furthermore, the slogan “No Fees” is clearly shown. The paid service is expected to generate income for the company. If you subscribe to Telegram’s subscription service, you’ll get access to their limitless cloud storage.
In addition, the “free” catchphrase has been taken out of the updated version. With the premium service, you can have access to new stickers, including 3D ones. To satisfy the needs of our most demanding consumers while maintaining the availability of our current free services, we must provide a premium service,” Powell wrote in a blog post.
In the Premium Version of Telegram, You’ll Have Access To
Although the specific advantages of Telegram Premium above the free version are still unknown, Durov has said that the subscription plan “allows anyone to buy additional features, speed, and resources.” According to previous rumors, subscribers will gain access to a greater file-sharing limit, as well as special animated stickers and emoticons.
Additionally, premium users of Telegram will be the first to gain access to any upcoming platform enhancements. But have no fear, because all current features will continue to be provided without charge, and many more will be introduced in the near future.
Even if you don’t subscribe to Telegram Premium, you can still take advantage of some of its features, including viewing extra-large documents, media, and stickers sent by Premium users and tapping to add Premium reactions already pinned to a message to react in the same way,” Durov wrote in a blog post.