The Times of India Launches App for Nokia Phones

June 3, 2011

NEW DELHI, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Times of India, India’s
most-read English newspaper and most popular news site, today announced the
launch of its app for Nokia smartphones. The app, which has been available
for download from Nokia’s Ovi Store for the last few days, has received
overwhelming response from users, Times Internet Ltd said.

The app not only provides the latest news from The Times of India’s
unrivalled, countrywide network of reporters, but also offers the incisive,
analytical and in-depth coverage that makes the newspaper the favourite of
millions of readers.

Apart from national, international, business, entertainment, health,
sports and technology news, the app – updated 24×7 – gives exhaustive
coverage of more than 30 Indian cities and reviews of the latest movies. It
also comes with complete photo galleries covering news, entertainment and

On touch phones, the app supports both portrait and landscape modes.
Users can change the text size on article pages, and share articles with
friends via Facebook, Twitter, email or SMS. The app is compatible with all
Nokia touch and qwerty smartphones running the Symbian^3 and S60 platforms.

Announcing the launch, Rishi Khiani, CEO of Times Internet Ltd (TIL),
said: “The partnership with Nokia is important and strategic for us as both
brands lead their respective segments globally. With this app, millions of
Nokia owners across the globe will be able to access news on the move.”

Nokia India’s director (marketing), Viral Oza, said: “Our partnership
with Times of India is a big step towards providing readers easy and
simplified access to news from their mobile devices. Times of India’s unique
content and Nokia’s unparalleled reach now offer readers the chance to be
completely up to date with news from India and the world, no matter where
they are.”

With the launch of the Nokia app, The Times of India is now present on
all the popular mobile platforms. The newspaper recently launched iPhone,
iPad, Android and BlackBerry apps, all of which have proved to be immensely
popular. The Times of India is the only Indian newspaper to have apps for all
these popular platforms.

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    About Times Internet Limited

Times Internet Limited, (TIL), is the internet & mobile venture of
India’s largest media house – the Times Group. TIL websites are among the
fastest growing web-based networks worldwide. TIL has led the internet
revolution in India and has emerged as India’s foremost web entity, running
diverse portals and niche websites.

Indiatimes.com is TIL’s flagship brand. India’s state-of the art internet
portal encompasses telecom, e-commerce, online advertisement solutions,
Communities, events.Indiatimes.com is undoubtedly India’s preferred online &
mobile value-added services destination for millions of surfers & subscribers
looking for a rich and diverse digital content.Indiatimes.com, the
multi-faceted portal, commands more than 575 Million page views per month.
The other key properties in the TIL portfolio are timesofindia.com – world
no.1 news site in terms of page views and economictimes.com India’s No.1
business news website.

In the mobile space, Indiatimes 58888 is the largest direct-to-consumer
SMS and IVR shortcode, accessed by over 50mn consumers across all telecom
operators in India.

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SOURCE Times Internet Limited

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