Reaching 700 Million Active Users, Telegram Launches Premium Version

AppsReaching 700 Million Active Users, Telegram Launches Premium Version

Reaching 700 million monthly active users, Telegram officially launched the Premium version on Sunday (19/6/2022). The paid version of the Telegram application has many advantages over the free version.

"As Telegram keeps growing at rocket speed, many users have expressed their will to support our team. Today we're launching Premium Telegram Premium – a subscription that lets you support Telegram's continued development and gives you access to exclusive additional features.," reads the website. Telegram official, Sunday (19/6).

Previously, the presence of Telegram Premium had been previously reported by Pavel Durov, the founder and CEO of Telegram. According to Durov, the Premium version of Telegram will launch at the end of June 2022.

"Telegram Premium allows anyone to get additional features, speed and resources," said Durov, quoted from GSM Arena on Saturday (11/6/2022).

Paid subscribers of the Premium version of Telegram App will get all the features of the free version. However, users who don’t want to subscribe to Telegram Premium can still use all the features of the free version.

Even regular Telegram users can benefit from the premium version. For example, documents or media with large file sizes sent by Telegram Premium subscribers can be viewed by ordinary users.

There are quite a few advantages of Telegram Premium. The following summarizes some of the features that reports from ().

Pros of Subscribing to Telegram Premium

  • File upload increased from 2GB for Free version to up to 4GB
  • The number of joining groups or Telegram channels is a maximum of 1,000, from 500 in the free version. Pinned Chat or Pinned Chat increased from 5 to 10.
  • Favorites folder capacity to save GIF Photos increased from 200 to 400 files.
  • Download data to be faster
  • Easily convert voice messages to text (Voice to Text).
  • Telegram sticker creators will update New Reaction Stickers and Emojis for collectors every month.
  • 10 new reaction emoji added for users to respond to a message.
  • Provided the option to set the appearance of the Chat list
  • Profile photos for Telegram Premium subscribers are varied, including being able to use videos as animated photos for profiles.
  • Received a special status as a Premium Telegram subscriber (Premium Coat).
  • Premium users can change the premium application icon at will.
  • And most importantly, no ads will appear.


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