Telegram Messenger

Telegram Launches Premium Subscription, Crosses 700 Million Users

Telegram Messenger has launched a paid, premium tier with more features and additional bandwidth for heavy users — reports TechCrunch. The Premium subscription increases the max file size of multimedia messages to 4GB from 2GB, enables faster downloads, and allows paying customers to follow up to 1,000 channels (up from 500 for free users), create...

Brazil Blocks Telegram, Asks Apple and Google to Help Enforce Ban [Update]

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes on Friday ruled for the immediate suspension of popular messaging app Telegram — reports Reuters. Moraes gave Wilson Diniz Wellisch, the head of the country's telecoms regulator, Anatel, 24 hours to implement the suspension. The Supreme Court Justice also ordered Apple and Google to help block Brazil's access...

Telegram Messenger Updated With Encrypted Voice Calling Feature

Telegram has started to roll out a much-requested feature to its messaging service in Europe today. The messaging service is bringing users the ability to place and receive end-to-end encrypted voice calls over cellular and Wi-Fi. The company is using artificial intelligence to analyze the network information in hopes of delivering unbeatable call quality. In...