August 1st, 2019 7:02 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hike Sticker Chat Announces Auto Backup, Hike Web and More Features

Hike Sticker Chat, which is a personal messaging platform built in India and remains very popular among the youngsters has launched new features called ‘Auto Backup & Web’. Hike Sticker Chat which was announced back in April 2019 currently has over 1 Million Weekly Active Users, who spend 33 mins inside the app with over 55 million stickers being exchanged weekly. Hike announced that the new Auto Backup feature implies... Read More

December 6th, 2016 11:17 AM 6 COMMENTS

Here’s How Hike Messenger Is Changing the Chatting Experience for Indian Users

There is no denying the fact that WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are currently ruling the instant messaging app space across the world. However, Hike Messenger, the home-grown chat app — synonymous for its unique stickers and features is not very far in the league. In fact, it has over 100 million active users (as of August 2016) with more than 40 billion messages being exchanged every month — which makes... Read More

January 28th, 2015 1:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hike beats WhatsApp in bringing out the voice-calling feature

Hike, the famous instant messaging client from India has included the much-awaited voice-calling feature to its messaging app. The new feature allows users to make voice calls to other Hike users by using the internet data. Hike has employed a rather aggressive strategy in bringing out this feature to its service palette. In the starting of this month itself, the company announced that it had acquired Zip Phone, a US-based... Read More

January 5th, 2015 4:19 PM 24 COMMENTS

Instant Messengers in 2014 and what to expect in 2015

2014 has been a tremendous year for Instant messengers. The category attracted more investment and innovation since Facebook acquired WhatsApp back in February for whooping $19B. What’s interesting about this category is that there’s no clear winner, as of yet. WhatsApp itself was slow to rule the US market, it first gained momentum in Spain and other asian countries. With time, many players entered the market like Viber, Hike, Facebook messenger and WeChat.... Read More

April 15th, 2014 4:24 PM 55 COMMENTS

Hike Messenger Goes Aggressive By Offering Unlimited Free SMS To Users

Although WhatsApp, LINE and WeChat are considered as the major contenders in the IM (instant messaging) space, no one has won the war yet. There are still a number of IM apps that want to acquire a majority of the market share. Hike is a cross platform IM app co-developed by Bharti Airtel & SoftBank to stop users from flocking to other services like WhatsApp and WeChat. [caption id="attachment_116071" align="aligncenter" width="560"]... Read More

March 29th, 2014 6:19 PM 5 COMMENTS

Exclusive : MTNL to Hike Broadband Rates from 1st April

Mumbai's largest broadband service provider MTNL's broadband customers will have to shell out more for Broadband - Internet services from next month as the service provider has hiked the charges, by 8 percent to 20 per cent approx in certain plans. The revised or increased tariff includes both the limited Data usage plans, Unlimited plans. MTNL Broadband customers for the closed Data usage plans such as Tri B_200P will be... Read More

February 27th, 2014 3:04 AM 51 COMMENTS

Airtel Revises it’s Tariff in Delhi & Mumbai

As expected after the latest spectrum auctions are over the tariff revision has started from one of our AVOID Operators.We have been receiving reports,comments from our readers across Mumbai and Delhi circles stating that Airtel has hiked it's tariff. According to the reports Bharti Airtel has revised its prepaid call rates for some Delhi and Mumbai plans by 33 percent. As per the revision is concerned charges for 'Gold Plan' in... Read More

November 7th, 2013 1:35 AM 41 COMMENTS

Top 5 Instant Messaging Apps and Which One Should You Go In For

As a wide number of instant messaging applications and services are emerging, staying connected with friends and family from all across the world is becoming even simpler and easier. Let us have a quick look at the top 5 instant messaging apps and determine which one is the best for you: WhatsApp: WhatsApp is an instant messaging app that uses your phone contacts only. It will display all those contacts... Read More

June 20th, 2013 9:21 AM 1 COMMENTS

Hike to Tie-up with Airtel, Vodafone & Idea; Similar to RCom-WhatsApp Plans?

The battle of free messaging apps over internet has reached to mobile operators too. In recent time India becomes a focus point for the messaging apps and VoIP apps like WhatsApp, Skype, WeChat, Nimbuzz or Hike. In the latest development instant messaging app - Hike, developed by Bharti SoftBank is in talks with incumbent players - Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular to come up with special bundle packs... Read More

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