Bangalore, December 8, 2013: Leading Indian mobile phone brand Karbonn Mobiles, will make available a range of app on the popular txtWeb, text-based platform from Intuit Inc.
Karbonn phone users will have access to information ranging from academic content, social networking, sports, breaking news, financial tools, games and more, through simple SMS at 50 paise per query or Rs.1 per day for unlimited queries on subscription
Says Manish Maheshwari, Managing Director, txtWeb: "Karbonn is a leading mobile manufacturer in India that has bridged the digital divide by offering mobile phones at affordable prices to users across market segments. We are delighted to partner with Karbonn to equip their phone users with the world class features of txtWeb that gives them the power of the internet," said
Adds Ashish Aggarwal, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles: "At Karbonn we are excited to collaborate with Intuit to offer affordable, real time information and content to Indian mobile users via the txtWeb platform. Intuit txtWeb fits into changing dynamics of VAS segments in India and have conviction about product given low cost for users. I would look towards Intuit to continue its innovation and expand platform with innovation as per the user adoption pattern"
txtWeb is a global platform where anyone with any mobile phone can create, discover and consume Internet and txtWeb-only content and services just by texting keywords to one national number. txtWeb provides universal access to information to anyone with any mobile phone on any carrier network with or without internet connectivity. Currently, txtWeb has over 11 million users from India using one or more of the 3500 active apps built by developers and businesses across India.