Reliance Communications
Press Release
 

November 06, 2008

RCOM LAUNCHES .QUICK SEARCH. SERVICE ON RELIANCE MOBILE WORLD


  • No more reference TO bulky guides, directories OR yellow pages
  • Service powered BY OnYoMo.com SET TO revolutionize information seeking

Mumbai, November 6, 2008 : Reliance Communications, India's leading telecom service provider announced today the launch of 'Quick Search', a unique information service powered by OnYoMo.com on Reliance Mobile World(R World), the vibrant multimedia suite on Reliance Mobile Phones.

The 'Quick Search' service includes information on banks, ATMs, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, cinema theaters, cultural centers, educational institutions, hospitals, blood banks, chemists, airline offices, airports, railway stations, petrol pumps, cinema theaters, movie timings and many others.

The service is set to revolutionize the way people seeking information and make their lives and works a lot more simple and efficient. It instantly replaces directories and reference guides.

For example, if a user wants to know about a particular restaurant in a city, it will be furnished in a matter of few seconds by 'Quick Search.'

Speaking of this service, Mr. Krishna Durbha, Head' VAS, Reliance Communications said, "This service has really come as a boon to millions of subscribers of Reliance Mobile. Henceforth, they won't have to waste their precious times in referring to an outdated telephone directory or yellow pages or await an operator for the requested information. In a few seconds, 'Quick Search' will furnish it. It's both time saving but cost effective. I am sure that this service will be most sought after by our customers as it makes required information readily available."

With introduction of this service, Reliance now offers quick, easy and unique way for city based searches. This service adds another option to existing search services available on Reliance Mobile World platform like Yahoo One Search, Google Search, City Guide etc.

"The 'Quick Search' service will continuously evolve to satisfy all city info needs of Reliance Mobile users giving them a highly satisfying, world-class experience, added Mr. Shailesh Mehta, CEO" OnYoMo.com

The 'Quick Search' service is available @ Rs 3 per search on all Reliance Mobile World Phones including Blackberry handsets. Users have to click Reliance Mobile World>More Services>Guides>Quick Search.

About OnYoMo.com

Onyomo (www.onyomo.com) is a pioneer in local search in India. It currently delivers local search services on SMS, WAP and internet to 27 Indian cities, soon to extend it to 40 cities. The company thrives on innovation and deploys state-of-the-art technologies to achieve simple user solutions.

About Reliance Mobile World (R World)

Reliance Mobile World is a virtual one-stop-shop for entertainment, communication, gaming and m-commerce. Thanks to the wide range of applications, it has endeared itself to users from all walks of life.

Reliance Mobile World has over hundreds of useful applications and over 2, 00,000 content titles which include festival specials, devotional music, mobile TV, videos, cricket updates, music, ringtones, phonebook transfer and back-up service, m-commerce services like Mobile Banking, bill payments, mobile e-mail and instant messenger, city and TV guides, booking gas cylinders, tracking Speed Post, airlines and railway reservations, examination results and much more.

About Reliance Communications

Reliance Communications Limited founded by the late Shri. Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002) is the flagship company of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group currently has a net worth in excess of Rs. 63,000 crore (US$ 14 billion), cash flows of Rs. 12,000 crore (US$ 3 billion), net profit of Rs. 8,000 crore (US$ 2 billion) and zero net debt.

Rated among "Asia's Top 5 Most Valuable Telecom Companies", Reliance Communications is India's foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider. The company, with a customer base of over 60 million including over 1.7 million individual overseas retail customers, ranks among the Top 10 Telecom companies in the world by number of customers in a single country. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes 2,100 Indian and multinational corporations, and over 800 global, regional and domestic carriers.

Reliance Communications has established a pan-India, next generation, integrated (wireless and wireline), convergent (voice, data and video) digital network that is capable of supporting best-of-class services spanning the entire communications value chain, covering over 20,000 towns and 450,000 villages. Reliance Communications owns and operates the world's largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 175,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.

 
 
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