Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Indian Messaging Chat App Hike introduces Free Voice Calling Before WhatsApp

Hike Messenger an Indian company roll out its free calling feature starting with Android Phone on 26 Jan 2015, after their first acquisition of Zip Phone, US based company having a free calling app. With Hike Messenger App we can call free hike to hike calls over 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Call friends in 200+ countries even from low bandwidth networks.  In Hike all the conversation are encrypted, so nobody can eavesdrop. Go on, talk about anything you want and no one else will ever know :)

To download hike messenger app click here.  

Hike Messenger - Android Apps on Google Play


Hike uses a 128-bit SSL encrypted, firewalled server for the exchange of media and text messages only on wifi. Messages are stored locally in the user's device and the data is not backed-up to Hike's server.  India's Biggest Chat Application Over 35 Million users are sharing messages, stickers, files and more contributing to 10 Billion Messages per month!


Hike is a cross-platform messaging app that can send messages, videos, images, contacts, locations & favicons to the other users. It was launched on 12 December 2012 and became one of the most used messengers all across India. Apart from basic social messaging means like photos, videos and audio files, Hike allows users to "nudge", a feature used to ping the receiver. In addition to that, the application supports chat themes, graphical stickers, PDF files and Microsoft Office files, and allows users to hide an individual chat or group for extended privacy.
Hike offering several features designed specifically for consumers in India where data plans are often costly, including Hike2SMS, or free SMS credits for feature phones, and message notifications that pop up even if users have turned data off.  With this users can pack in many more minutes per MB when calling on hike.


Benefits of free calling feature in Hike can range from saving your recharge bill to effectively & easily talking to your friends and family. This is really a mind blowing and great feature introduced. The chat application has localized features, which are developed keeping in mind the infrastructural and cultural requirements such as Hike Offline – lets you message your friends even when they’re offline, Hidden Mode – allows users to hide their private chats with a password, Regional Stickers – helps users express more in their own language, amongst many others.  Visit Hike website and get the latest version to enjoy the new feature.

Recently WhatsApp has promised to add voice-calling features, but it’s still unclear when exactly it will be available.  Hike claims that they are currently having over 35 million users, with 90 percent currently residing in India. The company has raised $86 million from Tiger Global and BSB, a joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan’s Softbank.

Hike Messenger TV Ad Video



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