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Getit Joins Hands with to Power their Classifieds and Local Search Sections

June 24, 2011 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

GETIT Infoservices Pvt. Ltd., the leader in directional advertising and pioneer of Yellow Pages in India today announced a strategic alliance with NDTV, a leading media house to power their classifieds and local search sections online. By engaging the companies at the technology, marketing and business levels, the alliance will allow both companies to drive new growth opportunities and has the potential to ultimately transform businesses communications and improving productivity for customers.

As per the alliance Getit FreeAds and will power the classifieds and the local search section of respectively. The Reader can explore NDTV classifieds through classifieds tab on home page service section and also through a classifieds Tab on city pages. For local search reader can navigate to NDTV Local Search through a local search widget on home page Featured services widget. This alliance will help customers to derive more value out the NDTV site while browsing and will cater to their day today needs to information and buying and selling.

Commenting on the launch, Sidharth Gupta, CEO, GETIT Infoservices Pvt. Ltd. said,

“We are delighted with this tie-up with NDTV, which is one of the greatest media brands in the country. The combination of the NDTV news brand and Getit’s leadership in the Free classifieds and local search space should be able to unlock significant value for NDTV and Getit both. At Getit we have embarked upon a huge alliancing program across various publishers which will bring good advantage to both, the alliance partner and ourselves. This integration of directional media is going to serve partners and customers with additional informational services.”

Commenting on the launch, Suparna Singh, Deputy CEO NDTV Convergence Ltd., said,

“We want to make the one-stop home for credible and reliable information across genres. Our partnership with Getit Infoservices Pvt. Ltd. is a big step for us. The Classifieds and local searches on offer should help extend surfers’ engagement with us in an exciting new space.”

Commenting on the launch, Naveen Luthra(VP and Head of Alliances),Getit Infoservices Pvt. Ltd. Said: “In continuation to our philosophy of alliancing, we found a good fit with which provides information on topics of varied interest and coupled with our classifieds and local search offerings, it is going to add tremendous value to We will continue to add value through these alliances in field of directional media.

About GETIT Infoservices (P) Limited

Established in 1986, GETIT Infoservices (P) Ltd pioneered Yellow Pages and later free-classifieds in India. GETIT focuses on bringing buyers and sellers together through information products and services. To users it offers high quality local search and classified services that can be accessed through any media – online, voice, mobile & print. Alongside it helps local businesses grow by bringing quality customers and enquiries. GETIT facilitates local businesses to be present across all media and new social platforms and benefit from the same in a transparent and measurable manner while taking away their pain and pressure of keeping up with changing media and trends. GetitFREEADS has served over 1,00,00,000 customers over the last 14 years through its various print editions. It is now also available in a unique and innovative phone service as well as online.

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Source: Business Wire India


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