Indian music streaming service Dhingana has partnered with telecom operator Idea Cellular to launch a co-branded music subscription service which allows users to download unlimited music with no data charges. Users will have to pay the usual subscription fee though.
The subscription is an in-app purchase and costs $1.99. New users get a 15 day free trial. At present, the only way the site makes money is through advertisements.
The radio stations are programmed and curated by Dhingana’s music experts, the company said.
At present, the only way the site makes money is through advertisements. “We are thinking of new revenue models but nothing has been finalized as yet,” said Shinde.
With Dhingana mobile web, users can search for any song or album or listen to thousands of playlists right from their mobile device. Mobile web makes it easy to browse through the various genres of music and search for new music without taking up any extra space on your mobile device.
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California based Dhingana which streams free Indian and Bollywood music has raised $ 7 million in series B funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. Earlier investors Inventus Capital Partners and Helion Venture Partners also participated in the round. Lightspeed’s Dev Khare is joining the Dhingana’s board.
Music portal Dhingana has gone social (they also won the best opensocial award from Google) and has launched Gmail and iGoogle widget. The Gmail widget is neatly done – once enabled, you can view the top playlists/create your own lists…
Recently, Google sponsored and hosted 2-day event on Feb 19th weekend called WeekendApps on Opensocial development for developers and entrepreneurs. Dhingana team developed their opensocial app (link) over the weekend and was judged the best OpenSocial App. The app allow…