Popular Indian music streaming service, Gaana.com, launched mobile apps for Android, iOS, Symbian and other platforms including Blackberry and J2ME today. No Windows Phone love unfortch, and apparently the Symbian version is J2ME.
The release puts the service at par with competitors like Saavn and Dhingara which already have their own mobile apps for a while now. Gaana states that they have a music library of over 1 Million songs, fron genres like Bollywood, Tamil, Telegu, Regional Music and some International music as well, and a radio mode. There’s social integration built-in and users can track their history, favourite songs, playlists, artists, albums and more both on PC and mobile, with content synced across in real time.
Satyan Gajwani, CEO of Times Internet stated:
“We are proud of the Gaana experience on mobile. Indian consumers love their music and we have built a product that matches their expectations for excellence across every screen that matters to them. Gaana on mobile is feature-rich and intuitive to use, and we intend to use this as a base to build even more functionality and offerings for our users, across all platforms.”
Available free (ad-supported) over at the respective App Stores, or you can visit Gaana.com on your mobile phone browser to download the app.
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Full Press Release below.
[toggle_content title="Press Release" class=""]“Largest music service on web IN INDIA comes to mobile”
Gaana.com launches Mobile Apps for Android, iOS, Blackberry, Nokia, and Samsung Phones
New Delhi, 16th January 2013: Times Internet (TIL) announced that it has developed mobile applications for its flagship online music portal, Gaana.com. Simultaneously, Gaana is now available as an application for Android, iOS, Blackberry and J2ME devices, giving music lovers access to millions of songs on their mobile phones. Users can now listen to music wherever they’d like– on their way to work, on a treadmill, while waiting for a train or when peacefully enjoying a great day outside.
Gaana’s mobile applications have been built to provide a full-service music experience, creating more depth than any offering available today. Some of its features include:
– Access to over 1 million songs, including Bollywood, Hollywood, Tamil, Telegu, and regional music
– Social listening: see what your friends are listening to
– My zone: an ability to see your history, your favorite songs, playlists, albums and artists across your computer or mobile phone (automatically synced in real-time across all devices)
– Radio mode: make your own radio station automatically, based on any song you play, using our proprietary recommendation algorithm
– Easy interactions: one-click abilities to favorite a song or share a playlist, via Facebook, Twitter, or email.
– The best curated playlists from radio channels like Radio Mirchi and others, to help you find new music you’ll love
– The service is completely free to the end user
According to Comscore (Nov 2012) Gaana has been the leading music service on web, with nearly 3 million visitors per month, who spend nearly 2.5x more time per visit than visitors of other music sites in India.
Mr Satyan Gajwani, CEO, Times Internet, said “We are so proud of the Gaana experience on mobile. Indian consumers love their music, and we’ve built a product that matches their expectations for excellence across every screen that matters to them. Gaana on mobile is feature-rich and intuitive to use, and we intend to use this as a base to build even more functionality and offerings for our users, across all platforms.”
The app is available for download free of cost by visiting gaana.com on your mobile phone, or on the iTunes App Store, Google Play Store, Blackberry App World, Nokia Ovi Store, or Samsung App Store.[/toggle_content]