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Jana to Launch Internet Browser With Free Data Service in India
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Jana to Launch Internet Browser With Free Data Service in India

Mobile advertising company Jana will launch tomorrow an internet browser for Android users that will enable consumers to surf the web by offsetting mobile data costs. The company plans to invest over USD 90 million in India and other emerging markets to strengthen its customer base. "We have raised nearly USD 92 million which we will be putting into both in India and other emerging markets, but India is our largest market," Jana co-founder and CEO Nathan Eagle told Pixr8 here. A user of the browser, mCent, would initially get a data refund of up to 10 MB per day and 70 MB per week and will also be provided with unrestricted internet access to online content. mCent, which will compete with the likes of UC browser and Opera mini, is an ad-sponsored model through which advertisers wo...
Jana The Second Largest Mobile Advertising Platform in India Raised $57million Funding
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Jana The Second Largest Mobile Advertising Platform in India Raised $57million Funding

Many of you did not hear about this company but Jana (meaning “people” in Sanskrit) the only Facebook competitor in emerging markets regarding free Internet service raises $57million in Series C funding, led by new investor like Verizon Ventures, with participation from our existing investors, Spark Capital and Publicis Groupe. Jana mission is simple, yet ambitious: they want to make the Internet free for the next billion people. Jana known as mCent app launched in July 2014, more than 30 million users in 15 of the fastest-growing emerging markets have benefited from free, unrestricted Internet. Jana is the second largest mobile advertising platform in India next to Google and have partnered with 311 mobile operators around the world to expand their reach into new markets. Jana of...