Indian telecom service provider, Reliance Communications, has announced the launch of what it calls a ‘Samachar’ (news) service on Reliance Mobile Phones. The service provides text news in Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.
The service is powered by Webdunia., which claims to be the pioneer in Indian languages in mobile and web applications.
To check the latest news, subscribers have to go to R World>News N TV> Samachar.
Webdunia is one of India’s leading popular Indian languages portal available in Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu. With more than 80 million page views in India, Webdunia is the first Indian Language Portal that has emerged as a Web 2.0 revolution in the country by means of regional languages.
Reliance Communications is the flagship company of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Which currently has net worth in excess of Rs. 63,000 crore (US$ 14 billion). The company, with a customer base of over 60 million including over 1.7 million individual overseas retail customers, ranks among the Top 10 Asian Telecom companies by number of customers.