As many other countries around the globe, is presently under lockdown, fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. People in the country are engaging in lots of smartphone usage and using apps to kill time while being unable to leave their homes. The latest report by the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Nielsen showed rural India had 227 million active internet users, 10% more than urban India’s about 205 million, as of November 2019. The numbers were boosted by the cheapest internet connections in the world.
Download figures for apps in the past month indicate which kinds of apps have been popular among users in India during the Covid-19 lockdown. Here are they favourite Apps in lockdown for the go-to source for News, Gaming & Entertainment
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Paytm First Games
Paytm First Games is the ultimate destination for people who love games, contests, trivia & especially Rummy. You can play super-engaging, fun, and rewarding games & contests that could be enjoyed alone as well with real people in real-time. Paytm First Games gives you a 360-degree gaming experience that is inclusive of all genres. Paytm Games has a huge collection of games similar to Ludo, Teen Patti, Candy Crush, Snake, Fruit Ninja, Knifeit and Temple Run which you can play and easily win big rewards.
Rooter is India’s biggest Sports Community Platform that is Personalizing Sports Content and giving a voice to millions of fans across sports and gaming. Rooter engages fans with User Generated Live Audio and Video content over different sports and offers a personalized sports feed & Scorecards in 8 Indian languages. Rooter offer content around not just international and domestic games and tournaments, but also school and college-level games. Also, be running challenges for users to send their short-form videos.
Khabri is India’s first and fastest-growing digital audio platform providing content in the regional language. It is the World’s Largest Hindi Audio Platform where you can listen and create audio content in an Indian vernacular. Khabri offers listeners to experience audio beyond Music with categories like – News, Jobs, Motivation and 15 others. While offering listeners to discover and consume great audio content. It also offers users an opportunity to create audio content and get discovered. Given the ease of content creation in Audio, content creation is a big hit among audiences from tier II & III states of India. The app is free of cost and offers users the option to download the content and consume offline.
Trell, a content commerce platform, a startup based out of Bangalore, Founded in 2016 and has raised 5.5M$ in funding so far. Fondly referred to as the Video Pinterest for India, Trell enables lifestyle discovery through user-generated original content in regional Indian languages. Trell caters to the entertainment needs of India’s vernacular consumers. The company’s USP lies in offering specially curated content for the next wave of internet users residing in tier-II and tier-III cities in India. Doctors Turning KOL’s/ Influencers On Trell; Pledge to educate 25Mn Indians on COVID-19