Signal saw a rise in its installation by about 5,001% YoY to 50.6 million from 992,00 last year. However, the installation was declined from month to month to 7 million. After the drop in the installation, still Signal is having a consistent growth every month. Signal has a total download of 2.8 million just in the month of April this year a rise from 1.3 million in the same month of last year. Telegram saw a rise in its downloads up to 283% YoY to 63.5 million from just 16.6 million downloads. This app saw a drop of 3% in its downloads this year from 27 million to 26.2 million. Sensor Tower said that both competitors saw some decrease in their downloads but still, both companies are capable enough to take a great fight with WhatsApp. Sensor Tower further said that WhatsApp even saw a decline in its downloads during the pandemic situation from 76.5 million to 55.2 million in March 2020.
4 million in the first quarter of the year 2021, while the downloads of Telegram have increased up to 98% YoY to almost 161 million. 8 million just in the month of April this year a rise from 1. This app saw a drop of 3% in its downloads this year from 27 million to 26.