This was reported by representatives of the mobile operator Megafon. As reported, Telegram has become the most popular messenger in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara and Chelyabinsk regions, Trans-Baikal Territory, Chuvashia. The share of using this application has grown by 26%, now it is 44% of all mobile traffic in Russia. The least of all the messenger is used in the republics of the North Caucasus, where WhatsApp is still in the lead – 67% of traffic.
In general, experts note that WhatsApp is still in first place, its share is 48%. But everything goes to the fact that if the popularity of Telegram continues to grow, then at the beginning of next year this particular messenger will become the most popular in Russia.