The news comes from India’s Economic Times, and the article states the search company will test the app in the country next year.
If you’re wondering what’s wrong with Hangouts, then there is a key difference between the two – Google’s new messenger app won’t require a Google login.
Most popular Google apps, such as Google+, Gmail, and the Google Play Store, need the user to have a Google account. While hardly restrictive, it can be an issue if Google doesn’t have a large presence in the respective market. There’s also the case some people may not want to sign up with Google at all. More