Tag Archives: Regional

Digital ad spend in regional media set to grow to $3 billion by 2023 as internet user base swells

Fuelled by a growing base of online users, digital advertising spend in the regional media is set to grow from $300 million in 2018 to $3 billion by 2023, said a report titled ‘Vernacular is NOW, not the future’ by RedSeer Consulting. Facebook and Google currently account for 80 per cent of Indian digital advertising spend. According to the report ... Read More »

Micromax Unite 4 Plus With Fingerprint Sensor, Regional Languages Support Launched at Rs. 7,999

Micromax on Friday launched another smartphone in its Canvas Unite series, the Unite 4 Plus, priced at Rs. 7,999. It will be available in Champagne, Grey, and Silver colour variants. The smartphone features system-wide support for 12 Indian regional languages with Indus OS 2.0, and comes with other language and translation based features as Indus Swipe, a hybrid keyboard, a ... Read More »

Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday seized five two-wheeler taxis belonging to app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola for violating the Motor Vehicles Act and operating without requisite permissions. “They (UberMoto and Ola Bike) did not make any application so it is a violation of the Motor Vehicles Act. That’s why we have taken action against them. We have seized some ... Read More »

Bike Taxis Declared Illegal by Karnataka’s Regional Transport Authority

On demand transportation aggregators Uber and Ola will have to obtain permission from the state’s regional transport authority to operate their bike taxi services in Bengaluru, launched as pilot services on Thursday. Dr. Ramegowda, Commissioner for Transport and Road Safety, State Transport Department, Bengaluru told Gadgets 360 in a phone conversation that taxis need to obtain permission from the deputy ... Read More »