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Updated: RCOM Launches Comics On Mobile For GSM

Updated with screenshots and other info Reliance Communications has partnered VAS firm Nazara Technologies and channel Cartoon Networks to launch comics on mobile for its GSM customers all over India. Comics of Ben 10, Johnny Bravo, Dexter's Laboratory and the Powerpuff Girls will be available to users. Reliance  plans to introduce Archies comics along with comics of Charlie Chaplin and Laurel & Hardy. Medianama had reported in December 2009 that the Sequoia funded VAS company Nazara had partnered with Turner Group to bring popular cartoons from Cartoon Network to mobile phones.  Nazara is readying for a website relaunch on 26th of January. Screenshots Nazara and Cartoon Network also had plans to launch a Java based application to download entire comics. It is not clear whether Reliance has a downloadable application or a WAP site for the mobile comics. From the screenshots sent to us, it appears that it is not an application but a WAP portal. Pricing, Auto Renewal The subscription for the Cartoon Network comics and Archies has been priced at Re 1 per day. Update: Or is it? The company neglected to inform us that there is a minimum subscription period, according to the screenshots sent, of 10 days. So it is not a "sachet VAS" RCOM pioneered and users would have to pay Rs. 10 for ten days. Why is it that comics on mobile have not been included under the convenient sachet model which allows users to download value added services just for a single day? Is this…

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