Telegram alternatives

Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s super-fast, simple, secure and free. Telegram seamlessly syncs across all of your devices and can be used on desktops, tablets and phones alike. You can send an unlimited amount of messages, photos, videos and files of any type (.doc, .zip, .pdf, etc.). Telegram groups have up to 200 people and you can send broadcasts to up to 100 contacts at a time. Be sure to check our website for a list of Telegram apps for all platforms. Telegram alternatives for business are Slack, Hipchat, Microsoft Teams
Telegram alternatives are:
Signal, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Slack, Viber, Wickr, Line

Here are the latest news about Telegram:

08.02.18 Telegram’s new widget lets businesses connect with users

Messaging app Telegram rolled out a web login widget. The new feature will allow website owners (business owners) to connect with Telegram users right from their site using a Telegram bot. Matching the bot with a web plugin creates a system that could allow businesses to send reminders, confirmation of sales, updates and more information direct to customers via chats. Recall, that Facebook last year launched a plug-in that lets businesses connect with users via Messenger, while it is also developing business-focused apps to let companies tap into its 1.5 billion monthly userbase with payments set to arrive soon, too. So we may assume that Telegram is now more business-friendly than alternatives

2017 Telegram adds unsend feature

2016 Telegram released Bot Platform 2.0

2015 Telegram launched public chats - Channels

2015 Telegram now lets developers create smart chat-bots

2014 Telegram messenger is attracting business teams