You can now access Google’s premium video meetings service for free

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

13th May, 2020. 06:51 pm
You can now access Google's premium video meetings service for free

Google has completed the roll-out of Google Meet, a popular video calling app,which is now available for free to everyone with a Gmail account. And now all users can download and use it without paying a penny.

On April 29, the company announced in a blog that from May, Google Mate will be available for free to all people who have a Gmail account.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the number of Zoom users increased from 10 million to 200 million in just a few months, and Google announced that its premium video conferencing software google mate which is now available for free.

Earlier, the software was part of the G Suite business service package, for which you had to pay $6 per month.

But now Google Mate has made video meetings of hundreds of people possible on its website, iOS or Android for free.

Google Calendar will also be able to start or join a video meeting, using extended tile view layouts such as real-time captions and zoom.

According to Google, the duration of the free account meeting will be 60 minutes per person, but this rule will apply after September 30.

Google has already made the premium features available to G-Suite users free until September 30, but unlike free service users, paid monthly subscribers can add up to 250 people to a video call.

You can also record and save live streams with 100,000 viewers.

Access to a free video conferencing service will also benefit many people who are confined to their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.

You can use Google Mate for free by following this link or even after installing the app on smartphones.

Google now says in a new blog that Google Mate was developed for business meetings and is now available for everyone for free.

Google Mate now has 3 billion minutes of video meetings per day, compared to an average of 3 million users per month last month, and the service is now being rolled out for people around the world.

The company said that now anyone can sign up with an gmail address and go to Google Mate’s website and use it for free.

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