Telegram Premium Subscription
Telegram, the cloud-based encrypted instant messaging service platform and is one of the top 5 most downloaded apps in 2022, announced on Sunday (jun-19-2022) that it has surpassed 700 million active monthly users, and rolling out a new premium subscription plan for their users. The Telegram app company didn’t tell how much it is charging for the premium tier, but the monthly subscription appears to be priced in the range of $5 to $6, and it varies based on location. For iPhone users in India, the premium version is priced at $6 and has a monthly cost of €5.49 ($5.77) in Spain.
Telegram Premium Features
- Up to 4 GB File Uploads
- Faster Downloads
- Doubled Limits
- Premium Animation Stickers
- Emoji Reactions
- Chat Management
- Animated Profile Pictures
- Premium Badges
- Premium App Icons
- Ads Free Telegram Profile
“By subscribing to Telegram Premium, users unlock doubled limits, 4 GB file uploads, faster downloads, exclusive stickers and reactions, improved chat management – and a whole lot more,” read the Telegram announcement.
Telegram paid users will unlock more ways to react to messages, with over 10 new emojis like ??❤️?? (and the new favorites ???).
Telegram Premium Badges
All paid subscribers get a Premium special badge ( ) that appears next to their name in the chat list, chat headers, and member lists in groups – showing that they help support Telegram and are part of the club that receives exclusive features first.
Join Requests for Public Groups
In Telegram, the public groups can now enable join requests – By this, group admins can review new members’ requests before approving them to write in the chat. Users who open the group can tap Request to Join, adding their request to a list that only admins can access.
Owners of public groups can enable join requests via Group Info > Edit > Group Type > Who Can Send Messages > select Only Members > enable Approve New Members.
Animated Profile Pictures
The profile videos of premium users will animate for everyone throughout the app – including in chats and the chat list. So that everyone sees your new look, or creativity with a unique looping animation Picture.
Verification Badges in Chat
Public top figures, celebrities, and organizations can verify their group, channel, or bot – receiving a verification badge to show users that messages are coming from a trusted source. In addition, the verified accounts now appear at the top of the chat and also search results.
Telegram Verification – If you’re verified on at least two social networks, you can get a telegram verified badge for your page, group, channel, or bot.
Telegram Bots Creation
The Bot API is a free and open platform, available for everyone to build their own bot. Bots on Telegram can help you take quizzes, games, tools, accept payments and even build new websites. Bot developers can now include a photo or video in the “What can this bot do?” section of their bots to show off their features.
The Dubai-based company’s CEO, Pavel Durov, confirmed that free features would remain free even though it adds more features for paid members. It’s the first time an instant social messaging app with hundreds of millions of users has rolled out a premium tier. The top messaging apps and telegram’s alternative apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Signal, Apple’s Messages, and Google’s Messages also don’t offer a premium tier.
In March 2021, Telegram raised over $1 billion from several investors including Mubadala and Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners by selling 5-year pre-IPO convertible bonds.
They believe that Telegram’s development should be driven primarily by its users, not advertisers. This way our users will always remain our main priority.