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WhatsApp Leads the IP-Based Communications Market in India, 2016 | GSMA

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Almost all of the Indian smartphone users surveyed use instant messaging on a daily basis.

  • WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger top the messaging apps used in India with rates of 93% & 83% respectively.
  • 74% of the respondents said they use Facebook Messenger for instant messaging or chat each week, while 69% use WhatsApp.
  • In terms of creating groups, WhatsApp holds the highest rate of usage (73%).
  • On the other hands, Skype leads other apps in making video calls.

WhatsApp Leads the IP-Based Communications Market in India, 2016 | GSMA 1 | Digital Marketing Community

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