Indian Express to bring latest news and stories on the Ubislate tablet

NEW DELHI: Datawind, producers of Aakaash tablet series, will bring the latest news and analysis on the go on the tablets, thanks to a tie-up with Indian Express.

Aakash 2 tablets will soon be launched by the Human Resource Development Ministry for students in India, making available two models for commercial use in Delhi from tomorrow. As part of the venture both models - the Ubislate 7+ priced at Rs 2,999 and the high-end Ubislate 7C priced at Rs. 3,999 - will come preloaded with the Indian Express news application that will keep readers up to date with latest news, intelligent analysis and opinions from some of the country‘s finest columnists.

As a complementary offer, the purchase of the Ubislate 7+ or the 7C will also come with a 50 per cent discount on annual subscription for The Indian Express and The Financial Express. Datawind is currently making the Ubislate series of Tablet PCs.

Datawind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli said, "Indian Express with its great news coverage will be a valuable asset to have as part of the Ubislate tablet platform. We are excited to partner with The Indian Express
team to bring this quality content via a mobile app to all our customers to give them anytime anywhere access to latest news and analysis."

Express Group business head – online Sanjeev Gera said, “The low-cost tablet is going to be an effective mode of communication and education in the future. Ubislate series and Aakash, we hope, will play a key role in bridging the gap of the digital divide of our country. Express Group would be able to reach out to more readers through these tablets.”

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