News Roundup: RML: Idea, IMIMobile, Orkut..and more

News Roundup: RML and Idea Cellular have announced distribution partnership. Orkut has an improved ‘Friend Finder’ feature and more.

Reuters Market Light and Idea Cellular have announced partnership for distribution and sales of RML’s agriculture information service at more than 50,000 retails outlets in Maharashtra and Goa circle.

RML has so far sold its service package to more than 1,20,000 farmers in three states. (source)

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Media industry to grow by 65% in second-half of 2009

As per Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook 2009 report, the media industry is set to bounce back with an expected turnover of Rs 12,325 crore in the second-half (as compared to Rs 7,452 crore in the first-half). – source

Orkut Improves Friend Finder feature

Orkut has made certain improvements to ‘Friend Finder’ feature (improved FOAF implementation).

“With the new orkut friend suggestions feature, we use an algorithm to automatically create a list of people on orkut who you might know, and display it right below your birthday reminders.” – more @ Orkut blog

 

IMI Mobile Partners with BSNL for CRBT Services in BSNL Landline

This service enables BSNL landline subscribers in Haryana to set their favorite songs as a ring back tone for their callers. IMImobile provides the comprehensive technology platform and region based content. – more

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