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Open to all ideas that can make Hike the 'WeChat of India': Kavin Mittal

While we are inspired by WeChat heavily, we want to take all that forward and localise for the Indian market, says Kavin Mittal

Viveat Susan Pinto  |  Mumbai 

Kavin Bharti Mittal never says never. From getting into a tie-up with Airtel to taking on Jio, to future partnerships with Paytm and Flipkart, Mittal is open to all ideas that will make Hike messenger the WeChat of India.

On the launch of his new product, Total, a refined version of Android, Mittal tells Karan Choudhury that internet companies cannot work as islands anymore. Edited excerpts: What is Total all about? Total lets users access essential services such as messaging, news, recharge and more even without an active data connection and paves the way for them to get on ...

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First Published: Thu, January 18 2018. 00:58 IST
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