News, via SMS, claimed to reach 60,000 subscribers in eastern India

Posted by fredericknoronha on Jul 08, 2008

A journlalist I know, Jatindra Dash from the eastern Indian state of Orissa, started this rather interesting SMS-based news-service in the Oriya language which is spoken by some 31 million people. Elsa Patnaik's article on TheHoot.org describes it thus: