Line smartphone app for India gets approval from regulators
The Line smartphone application, available in India, has been approved by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for approval for trading in the Indian market.
The application has been submitted by Line and its parent company, TELUS Corp.
The approval has been given after being scrutinised by the SEBI and the regulator has also recommended that the application be listed on the market.
The listing is expected to be announced in the coming days.
The app will allow users to make calls, send texts and receive emails from anywhere in India.
Users can also access the internet and connect with other users via a range of apps, including WhatsApp, Viber, LINE Messenger and WeChat.
The Line smartphone has been available in the country for some time and has been adopted by many users, who can also text or use the app from any country they are located in.