The OneIndia.in network of regional language channels completed 7 years of operations in April 2007. Since their launch in 2000, the regional portals have come a long way in serving a Diaspora of online audience.
Bangalore, Karnataka, IND, 2007-04-12: ThatsTamil.com, ThatsKannada.com, ThatsTelugu.com, ThatsMalayalam.com the OneIndia.in network of regional language channels completed 7 years of operations in April 2007. Since their launch in 2000, the regional portals have come a long way in serving a Diaspora of online audience.
"We entered the Indian Internet space with Mahesh.com, as early as 1993, which fast became one of the most popular Internet portals for NRIs" said BG Mahesh, CEO, Greynium Information Pvt Ltd.
The OneIndia.in language portals were the first to provide localized content in all 4 south India languages Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. The portals were aimed at catering to regional audience with as-it-happens news, entertainment insights, sports updates, regional film industry happenings, picture galleries and lifestyle tips all in their own language.
Speaking on the occasion, Mahesh said "As 2007 has been declared as the "Broadband Year" in India, we are excited to see the growth of Indian language readers in India. What's more exciting is the fact that more resident Indians are reading our content."
Internet in India is estimated to reach 200 million users by 2010, which projects an enormous demand for quality content in local language. "Having served the Indian online community for the last 7 years, we understand the pulse of the reader like no other portal. Which is why our team of technical and linguistic experts constantly strive to innovate and deliver relevant products to the fastest growing Internet Industry in the world," said Sriram Hebbar, COO, Greynium Information Pvt Ltd. "Our aim is to empower every Indian to exploit the possibilities of Internet and connect to the world around them."
The OneIndia.in team successfully moved ThatsTamil.com to Unicode fonts and plans to shift Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam portals to Unicode in the coming months.
OneIndia.in offers on-the-minute updates with over 1,000 news articles going live every single day and compelling content in entertainment, sports, holiday getaways, shopping, classifieds, community services, online directories, astrology, email, and much more.
Oneindia.in (owned by Greynium Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd) is a leading Indian Internet portal - delivering content, community and commerce to Indian consumers, businesses and the global Indian community. Oneindia.in has been serving the Internet audience for the last 8 years (the language portals have been live since April 2000).
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