Opera to preload Times Internet websites on Coast

Times-InternetNew Delhi:Times Internet (TIL), India’s leading digital media company has announced a partnership with Opera Software to preload the group’s websites on Coast by Opera, the elegant and intuitive web browser for the iPad.

Popular TIL websites that will be bookmarked as Speed Dial entries on Coast are Gaana.com, Timescity, Box TV, Speakingtree.in, Zoom and ET.

Coast by Opera has a minimalist, uncluttered user interface with a full-screen experience, large icons and attractive animations. It is comfortable to use with intuitive swipe gestures. Coast also offers quick and convenient buttons to share webpages via Facebook, Twitter and email. TIL websites preloaded on Coast are among the fastest growing web-based networks worldwide, encompassing multiple categories, including news, music, entertainment,Video, commerce, local and communities, among others.

Speaking about the news, Pratik Mazumder, Vice President & Head Marketing, Times Internet, says, ”We are excited to enter this strategic partnership. Technology has always been very central to Times Internet‘s plans of reaching out to maximum users, and this partnership with Opera will help us achieve that. TIL websites have maintained its number-one position across categories, and they engage with millions of users globally. This tie-up will help in the expansion of the entertainment sector, as this will open avenues of reaching out to new discerning readers.”

“We are glad to offer the popular websites from the Times Internet portfolio to our users. Coast users can now get informed and entertain themselves — any time, anywhere — with TIL’s wide variety of content”, says Sunil Kamath, Vice President for South Asia, Opera Software. “Coast was custom-made with the iPad in mind and offers users a unique way of viewing the web by letting content take priority, and also makes watching online video a breeze.”

Coast by Opera is available as a free download in Apple’s App Store.

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