Web18’s news portal IBNLive.com has launched its latest app on iPad, offering 360 degree news coverage in just a tap. The website claims to have reached the No. 1 spot among all Indian apps within five days of the launch.
The IBNLive app, which is available as a free download on the iTunes store, now gives the user instant access to the entire gamut of news from the world of politics, business, sports, entertainment and technology on the iPad platform. This is augmented with live TV, real-time coverage, blogs, photo galleries and videos on demand.
Commenting on the offering, Lakshmi Narasimhan, CEO, Web18, said, “The response of the IBNLive mobile app across all smartphone platforms was incredible and now, we have just taken news consumption to a new level with the IBNLive app for the iPad. This has been vindicated by the fantastic reviews and the app reaching the top slot in the iTunes store within just a day of its launch.”
Speaking on the product, Arunava Sinha, Head, IBNLive.com and Cricketnext.com, said, “The IBNLive iPad app was envisaged as a revolutionary offering to give our users the power to access news on just a tap. An array of unique features like integrated newsreading, newswatching and newsviewing; live TV; and cricket scores; apart from a host of other exciting features makes sure that we keep people informed even while on the move.”
IBNLive.com is now available online, on wap, on mobile, with the IBNLive app, across multiple smart phone platforms (iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia) and on iPad with the latest IBNLive app.