Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Rediff.com (India) Ltd.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 05:18 PM IST (11:48 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Advertising, PR & marketing, Information technology; Technology
Release no: 18622
Rediff.com Launches Service that Lets People with Restricted Internet Access to View Web Pages
Simply Send an Email with a URL, and a Reply Arrives with the Web Page
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Wednesday, November 26, 2008 — (Business Wire India) — Rediff.com India Limited (NASDAQ: REDF), India’s leading online portal, today launched its new ‘Web-in-mail’ service, a way to read the web in the mail. Now, users can access internet content using email clients like MS Outlook, Outlook Express and Thunderbird. This is achieved in two simple steps:
— Sending an email to email@example.com with the URL (internet address) of the webpage which the user wants to access in the subject line
— A prompt reply is received with the webpage in the user’s inbox
Clicking a hyperlink within the webpage received automatically composes another mail. On sending this mail another reply mail is received with a new webpage.
This service, in its beta version, also allows users to search the internet. Users simply need to send their search query in the subject line and result mail is received via email.
“Web-in-mail will let people with restricted internet access to now access internet content”, said Venki Nishtala, CTO, Rediff.com
Details about ‘Web-in-mail’ can be found at: http://webinmail.rediff.com/
Rediff.com (NASDAQ: REDF) is one of the premier worldwide online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping service.
Rediff.com provides a platform for Indians worldwide to connect with one another online. Rediff.com is committed to offering a personalized and secure user experience. Founded in 1996, Rediff.com is headquartered in Mumbai, India, with offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and New York, USA.
Mandar Narvekar, Associate Director, Rediff.com (India) Ltd., +91 (022) 2444 9144, firstname.lastname@example.org
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