Telegram will counter Zoom with its take on group video calls


Telegram now it’s aiming at a new target people who want an alternative to Zoom. Telegram founder Pavel Durov has revealed that his messaging app will add a group video call feature in May.

Telegram will encrypt your video call as you might expect. But it’ll also include background noise cancellation, screen sharing, and other features you’d hope for in a “modern” platform. The group video call feature should support desktop and tablet users in addition to phones.

Telegram was relatively late to video call functionality it only added two-person conversations in August. Soon it is going to roll out a group video call feature in May.