December 7, 2006

ByIndia Offers Search in 5 Indian Languages

Source : CNBC Tech Blog

Indian search engine and online social network,, has announced that it will allow users to search and network in five Indian languages from January 1, 2007.The site will offer search and text menus in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Bengali, allowing Indian users to bid for online auctions, blog, create personal pages, browse classified ads, or post and view video clips in these languages.

The portal hopes to drive traffic to its pages and gain market share among Indian Internet users with better accessibility, via the Indian regional language support.

ByIndia, owned by Web2Corp, has been trying to establish itself as a 'Super Centre Website' that offers a wide array of web based services to internet surfers, with a special focus on local content. William Mobley, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Web2Corp says, ",,, and are all titans of the internet right now because they are powerful applications that provide users with what they want.

We believe that web users of all levels want a single destination to handle all of their internet needs. While does that somewhat, offers its visitors a more focused experience that's targeted to produce results that are more useful to people living in India. It promotes the growth of an active, self-sustaining community online. has been built with all of these features directories, classifieds, jobs, social networking, media/video, auctions, and blogs from the ground up. It's not patched together. It's all in one place. It's the web, made simple.

"ByIndia is currently ranked No. 3 among Indian-run search engines, by The portal, which claims to be India's first search engine, was re launched a month ago, as a social networking site and search engine.



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