The messaging application WhatsApp recently added multi-device support. This is a much sought-after feature that’s been offered on its competitor application Telegram for quite some time.
WhatsApp Business is now a popular choice not just for companies but also for individuals with more than two SIM cards and wish to utilize WhatsApp on both of their phones. Businesses have embraced WhatsApp Business to connect with their customers, respond to questions, and accept orders.
In the moment, WhatsApp allows users to connect to four additional devices for free, on both WhatsApp as well as WhatsApp Business. According to a report from WaBetaInfo the situation could come to an end soon, since WhatsApp is rumored to be planning to offer an optional subscription to WhatsApp Business.
WhatsApp Business’s paid-for subscription
As per the report the paid subscription is set to permit WhatsApp Business users to link up to 10 mobiles one WhatsApp account. This will allow businesses to communicate with their customers , as a variety of employees will be able to connect to the same account via their smartphones.
Other features could be included in the paid-for subscription plan
At present, it’s not clear if the subscription provides users with access to additional options, but it is expected that the Meta-owned messaging application will add a variety of new features that will make the subscription more attractive. The cost and the subscription timeframe of the subscription have not been disclosed yet, and there’s no details regarding whether it is a one-time purchase or if customers will need to pay for recurring fees. The company also has given no hint to suggest that WhatsApp Business as a whole will be subject to an unpaid subscription is available.
The subscription plan is likely to be restricted to WhatsApp Regular and Business users. WhatsApp users may not be able to avail this option in order to take advantage of this subscription service.
Will WhatsApp remain a service that is free?
WhatsApp is always an unpaid service, and is likely to remain as such in the near future. A great contrast to the coming paid-for subscription is Twitter Blue that gives users access to a variety of distinct features and benefits, while Twitter and the app as is still free.