Moneycontrol.com’s wap site finds place in Annual Webby awards’s list
Moneycontrol.com, the leading financial portalfrom Web18, has added another feather in its cap. The mobile site ofMoneycontrol.com has found a place in the coveted Webby awards ‘Honoree List’,alongside leading international portals from over sixty countries; making itthe first ever Indian mobile site to receive this recognition. The Webby Awardsknown as the Oscars of the digital media is a leading international award honoringexcellence on the digital platform, which boasts of a 550-member body ofleading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creativecelebrities who decide on the most worthy portals to feature on this list fromacross the world.
Commenting on this achievement, Rahul Pandey, Head, Mobile18 (mobile arm of Network18),says, “Moneycontrol.com has always been the undisputed leader in the onlinefinancial space & we are proud that we have managed to replicate thesuccess on the ‘mobile platform’ as well. Being the new medium, it was a hugechallenge to understand the usability preferences on the Mobile & build a site fulfilling theunique needs on this platform. It is a source of great pride that Webbys hasrecognized the efforts of the moneycontrol & July System’s (technicalpartners) team by putting us in the league of leading international mobilesites. We will continue with our endeavor to excel and offer the best userexperience on our multiple Mobile sites.”
“July Systems shares Moneycontrol.com’s pride in achieving this honorand we commend the July and Network 18 teams for this recognition at thehighest level.” said Rajesh Reddy, CEO and co-founder, July Systems. “July’splatform makes Moneycontrol.com on mobile user-centric, resulting insignificantly higher consumer loyalty, premium advertising inventory for thebrand, and the opportunity for advertisers to engage with their users”
For Mobile18, it’s an honor to be the part of the coveted list of Honorees out of 10,000 internationalentries from more than sixty countries submittedto the 13th Annual Webby Awards. Consideringthat mobile is the medium of the future, this acknowledgement will propelMobile18 to the International league & forbearers in the Indian landscape. Withaddition of 10 Million Users every month and changing lifestyles of users, theconsumption of media is increasing manifold on mobile and Mobile18 aims to leadthis armed with a vision to innovate and excel.