Moneycontrol.com, the leading financial portal from Web18, has added another feather in its cap. The mobile site of Moneycontrol.com has found a place in the coveted Webby awards ‘Honoree List’, alongside leading international portals from over sixty countries; making it the first ever Indian mobile site to receive this recognition. The Webby Awards known as the Oscars of the digital media is a leading international award honoringexcellence on the digital platform, which boasts of a 550-member body ofleading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities who decide on the most worthy portals to feature on this list from across the world.
Commenting on this achievement, Rahul Pandey, Head, Mobile18 (mobile arm of Network18), said : “Moneycontrol.com has always been the undisputed leader in the online financial space & we are proud that we have managed to replicate the success on the ‘mobile platform’ as well. Being the new medium, it was a huge challenge to understand the us ability preferences on the Mobile & build a site fulfilling the unique needs on this platform. It is a source of great pride that Webbys has recognized the efforts of the moneycontrol & July System’s (technical partners) team by putting us in the league of leading international mobile sites. We will continue with our endeavor to excel and offer the best user experience on our multiple Mobile sites.”
“July Systems shares Moneycontrol.com’s pride in achieving this honor and we commend the July and Network 18 teams for this recognition at the highest level.” said Rajesh Reddy, CEO and co-founder, July Systems. “July’s platform makes Moneycontrol.com on mobile user-centric, resulting in significantly higher consumer loyalty, premium advertising inventory for thebrand, and the opportunity for advertisers to engage with their users”
For Mobile18, it’s an honor to be the part of the coveted list of Honorees out of 10,000 international entries from more than sixty countries submitted to the 13th Annual Webby Awards. Considering that mobile is the medium of the future, this acknowledgement will propel Mobile18 to the International league & for bearers in the Indian landscape. With addition of 10 Million Users every month and changing lifestyles of users, the consumption of media is increasing manifold on mobile and Mobile18 aims to lead this armed with a vision to innovate and excel.