Despite concerns over privacy issues with Zoom, only 15% expressed their desire to switch from well-established platforms to JioMeet. Nearly 20% respondents said that they don’t trust the platform, which was criticised for allegedly plagiarising the user interface of US-based Zoom.

Privacy, though, continues to remain a key concern, with 70% saying that they want their video calls data to be stored within India.

The Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps in July, citing data security concerns in the wake of cross-border tensions with China. But the clamour for data localisation has been gathering force since 2018. India has been debating the personal data protection bill, which lays down a framework for storing user data locally in India, but these norms are yet to be crystallised.

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