ACK Media, after tying up with domestic firms Vodafone and Synqua Games, has now roped in iRemedi, a US based firm, to put up 15 of its titles including Panchatantra Moral Stories, Mirabai, Ganesha, Buddha, Krishna, The Gita and Rama on Apple's virtual store. This attempt to reach a wider audience via iTunes AppStore has been priced carefully at $1.99-$2.99. Users can purchase the application, download onto their iPods or iPhones and read the comics at leisure. The application files are around 8mb in size. A video of this is on Youtube and a screenshot of the store is here. iRemedi has built the comic book reader application called Ether Media, which does what Amazon's e-book reader Kindle does but only specifically for Apple products. ACK will apparently put up 200 more titles this month on the store. Comics are fun to read on the laptop but will they be as popular amongst mobile users? ACK is betting on the characters to spark off revenue streams, but will it succeed where others haven't? Liquid Comics (previously Virgin Comics) had attempted, a few years ago, to make games based on its Shakti comics for mobiles but we haven't heard anything about it since the management change. Read about ACK Media's partnering with telco Vodafone to bring audio books, illustrated comics, ringtones and wallpapers of various comic book characters onto the cellphone medium and with Synqua Games, and Vodafone has extensively promoted the Amar Chitra Katha on mobile. ACK has walked the line between premium…
- Here’s everything to know about Starlink’s plan to conduct trials in India in 2021 November 30, 2022
- Summary: TRAI seeks feedback on issues related to implementation of caller name display November 30, 2022
- 692% Rise In Use Of Face Recognition For Verification: UIDAI Report November 30, 2022
- SC Orders Committee to Assess Govt’s Adoption of Online Child Safety Measures November 30, 2022
- Indian Army train birds of prey to take down border-crossing drones November 30, 2022
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
The Structure and Style of a Dogma Community: Conspiracy theories and organized Twitter engagement on Sushant Singh Rajput
Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement
Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?
A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'
India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...
Why ‘group privacy’ should be recognised, and how ‘non-personal’ data becomes a regulatory blindspot
There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...