One97 Integrates GamePind Into Paytm Games For Its Operator Billing Support

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One97 Communications, a Mobile Internet and Services company, has integrated its Digital Gaming Marketplace into Paytm Games.Initially launched without much fanfare and christened GamePind, One97’s attempt garnered significant response. However, company has re–launched the same under Paytm Games. The store was launched in India, Dubai and Bangladesh a few months back and claims to have crossed...
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One97 Acquires Messaging App Plustxt

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The mobile internet company One97 Communications has acquired cross platform messaging app Plustxt. The exact amount of the acquisition has not been disclosed but it is known that it was under $2 million in a cash and equity deal.  Plustxt received an undisclosed amount of funding from Mumbai Angels in April this year. As a result of the acquisition, Plustxt team will be joining the One97′s Bangalore...
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One97 Communications To Enter Mobile Ad Market With Adworks

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Mobile VAS product developer One97 Communications is about to enter the Mobile Advertisement segment with its newly developed product Adworks. Currently in Beta stage, Adworks will be first deployed on Android based devices before any other Mobile Operating Systems (OS). Mobile based advertising already has multiple well-established players like InMobi, VServ, among others. These have had varied levels...
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Sequoia And Qualcomm Invest In Mobile App Company Called Dexetra

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Sequoia Capital (India) and Qualcomm Ventures have invested more than US$ 1 Million in mobile application company Dexetra. The exact fund value is not being shared as the company anticipates one more funding company to partake in this Series A round which could take the corpus closer to US$ 2 Million. The funding will help the company expand the workforce. Founded in 2010, Dexetra managed to raise...
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MobiVite Acquired By One97 To Ensure Further Growth & Service Augmentation

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MobiVite, a Delhi-based company, has been acquired by One97 Communications. Owned by technology start-up Srishti TechNet, the company allows businesses and brand managers to create mobile websites and execute mobile web campaigns for Small & Medium Enterprises (SME).Though the monetary value changing hands has not been officially declared, Srishti will get royalties from One97 for revenues earned...
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Stock Market Jitters Push One97 On The PE Path

One97, one of India’s pioneers in cloud platforms has dropped plans for an IPO and will seek private equity funding given the current uncertainty in the markets following the US debt downgrade. The Noida-based company now plans to raise around Rs 100 crore in PE funding instead of the Rs 120 crore IPO initially planned and might even push for an international listing. In the year 2009, it was reported...
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Star Plus Uses Digital Media To Promote Their New Reality Show – The Growing Need Of Online Viewership

Seems like the internet has got just the thing what contemporary TV shows need, exclusive viewership. No doubt, Star Plus have been constantly in news for using digital media strategies for every new show they think needs more audience. This time around, Mahayatra… Rishton Ka Anokha Safar which they call it a spiritual adventure reality show, will be promoted via mobile and internet.This show has...
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Star News Now On Mobile TV

As an internet enthusiast, what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you see a news channel being aired on your mobile? You think, is it the internet booming or is it the internet-on-mobile facility aiming the apex position? Well, anyway Star News seem to have something similar planned in the coming years. STAR News, STAR Majha and STAR Ananda, their Hindi, Marathi and Bengali news channels...
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Industry Movements: One97 Communications Appoints A New COO, Sandeep Mirakhur (Via WATJob.com)

  Mobile value added services company, One97 Communications, has appointed Sandeep Mirakhur as chief operating officer. Prior to joining One97, Sandeep Mirakhur was chief marketing officer of Bharti Airtel’s West Hub. In his new role, Mirakhur will lead the sales and business unit operations at One97.   Vijay Shekhar Sharma, managing director, One97 Communications, has said, “I am confident...
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