Twitter launches new, lite version from India

07th April 2017
Twitter launches new, lite version from India
L to R - Avneesh Khosla, Executive VP, Products & Services, Vodafone, Maya Hari, Managing Director, Twitter Asia Pacific and Arvinder Gujral, Sr Director, Business Development, Twitte rAsia Pac, at the India launch of Twitter lite

Bangalore, April 7 2017: Twitter  has launched a  global Twitter Lite product from India: a new mobile web experience accessible to anyone with a smartphone or tablet with a browser, Twitter Lite.
The tool is  optimized for speed with up to 30% faster launch times, reduces data usage up to 70% with data saver mode turned on, and takes up less than 1MB on mobile devices. Twitter Lite still provides the key features of Twitter as well as app-like performance such as a wide range of push notifications and offline support.
As the first global launch partner for Twitter Lite, Vodafone is providing a customised timeline of top cricket-related Tweets available via Twitter Lite to the telco’s smartphone customers throughout the T20 season. Now any Indian sports fan on Vodafone’s network of 200 million subscribers across the country can use Twitter Lite to get real-time updates from their favourite cricket league, teams, players, matches or commentators, just in time as the T20 cricket season kicks off.
Twitter Lite is now globally available via and makes Twitter more accessible to millions of people - all one needs is a smartphone or tablet with a browser, no App Store or Google Play account required. It supports 42 languages including six Indic languages: Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Gujarati, and Marathi. For more info about Twitter Lite, you can visit