Jana a boston based advertising firm is offering Indian users free 10 MB of internet data daily,The company raised $57 Million from Verizon ventures earlier,The same company also Runs the mCent app which offers users free mobile recharges for trying out the sponsored apps,Jana have already covered over 30 million user base with 10 million of its new users added last year,and over half of its users are from India,This company has now launched its browser app in India which offers users with free 10 MB data daily (70 MB per week),The cost incurred is covered with sponsors and advertisers.
This browser app-‘mCent browser‘ from jana lets users surf the web free of cost,This app is launched on Friday,In the initial phase the app is offering users free 10 MB data per day,and accepting only limited registrations,Company earns its revenue from ads which roll on the screen,Jana has already tied up with most of the mobile operators in India,Including,Bharti airtel,JIO infocomm and others,The data limit is expected to increase in coming days as users and advertisers grow.
Jonathan D’Souza, Jana’s Country Manager, India said-
“Until now, high data costs have made users more selective and data conscious, which has posed a challenge to mobile advertisers. mCent Browser will not only provide an opportunity for users to freely browse the internet, but also offers advertisers a way to reach emerging market consumers by integrating their brand into the browser experience,”
Jana Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Nathan Eagle said–
“Our mission is to make the internet free for the next billion. We aim to provide unrestricted access to the entire internet, with a quality user experience. Through mCent Browser, users can now pick up their phone every day and browse the internet without worrying about high data costs,”