Cloud-based encrypted instant messaging platform Telegram Launched in 2013. The service was co-founded, according to a Forbes report Pavel Durv And his brother Nikolai. It has become a popular messaging platform in recent years, competing with other services such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Telegram, which was once a free service, recently announced a premium subscription service in an effort to monetize the platform.
The company recently announced a rollout Telegram Premium Subscription. That is what the company has claimed Telegram Premium This will contribute to the success of the app and make it more user-friendly as it will offer exclusive features for users who support the platform.
In the meantime, Telegram will not become a fully paid app because existing features will be available to all users. However, premium subscriptions will add some extra features.
Telegram Premium: Price and Availability
The Telegram Premium subscription is now available at Rs 460 per month and it extends the customer limit to use some additional features that are not available to non-premium users. As announced in a blog post on the messaging platform, subscriptions are available to users around the world. However, the new premium plan will be available for both Android And iOS is only in the latest version of the app.
Additional features at Telegram Premium
According to the company, the new features will first be introduced to Telegram Premium users before being made available to regular users. Some features will be exclusive to premium users only.
Larger and faster file sharing support
Regular users can currently send and receive files up to 2GB, but the limit for premium users will be doubled to 4GB. The increased size will help users upload larger files like 4K videos or full HD movies and music albums. However, it is important to remember that regular users can easily download these large files but not upload them. Moreover, Telegram premium users will be able to achieve faster upload and download speeds than non-premium users.
Double group limits and other features
Currently, regular users can join up to 500 groups and channels and save up to 200 favorite GIFs. Telegram Premium users will be able to join up to 1000 groups and make 400 GIFs of their choice. Premium users can create up to 20 chat folders, each containing 200 chats.
Other additional features
Telegram Premium offers other important features including – Integrated Audio-to-Text Message Converter, unique stickers and feedback, an updated chat manager that can create custom folders, animated profile pictures, special app icons, ads on public channels No and a profile badge for premium payment customers.
New improvements for regular users
Telegram has also announced that it will continue to “apply free features” to regular users. In the regular version of the service, public groups can enable join requests and administrators will be able to review new members before approving them. The messaging app will also allow verification badges for non-premium users which is a sure source. The company promises to add better bots and includes 100 corrections and optimizations for smoother animation and better audio and video quality.
For Android, the new update will improve chat previews and enable automatic saving to gallery features. The new update will also improve external sharing on iOS and animated profile picture creators on MacOS.