Messenger WhatsApp used to 68.7% of Russian Internet users, Viber to 45.7%. It is reported by RBC with reference to the report of Russian operators.
The most unpopular Russian Telegram messenger appeared — his prefer only 7.5%. The most popular operators call WhatsApp: according to the “Beeline”, it is used by 68.7% of clients.
In “the Megaphone” the number of WhatsApp users below — at the end of 2016, the service was used by 47.6% of subscribers, said the representative of the press service of “MegaFon”. Share Viber is 39,7%, Skype is 17.9%.
According to the operators, most messengers are subscribers aged 25 to 35 years — their share is 35%. Only 2% of clients older than 64 years used the services for transfer of messages and only 4% of subscribers under the age of 18.
The messengers were the owners of devices running on the Android operating system, with a share of 64.8%, iOS accounted for 21,38%, in other operating systems — of 13.81%.
Only the subscribers of “Beeline”, the number of Internet messengers can be of 100.86 million users, according to the source.
According to the press service WhatsApp, the audience of the messenger in the world is over 1 billion, including more than 30 million people in Russia. At least once a month WhatsApp used the 10.2 million people, to the report of the research company Mediascope (TNS Russia) in January 2017. Viber, the figure is 8 million users.