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Telegram plans launch of video-conferencing service in May

Friday 30 April 2021 | 10:36 CET | News
Russian messenger Telegram plans to launch a video-conferencing option in May, said Pavel Durov, the CEO of the company. Video calls will be added to voice chats, he said in a post on his Telegram channel. Screen sharing, encryption, noise-cancellation, desktop and tablet support will all be included – "everything you can expect from a modern video conferencing tool, but with Telegram-level UI, speed and encryption", he said. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telegram
Countries: Russian Federation
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