- The app adds multi-lingual support for its Android users in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Punjabi
- The music streaming service enables consumers to transliterate its native app in their preferred language
India, 25th November, 2014: Hungama, India’s favorite and largest on-demand digital entertainment storefront, now provides its listeners a new exciting feature – Multi-Lingual Transliteration – in the latest update of its Android app. Users can now browse through the app in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu & Punjabi along with English. With this Hungama becomes the first Indian music-streaming app to provide transliteration feature to its consumers.
With the multi-lingual feature, users can access the app in their preferred language. They can select their desired language by updating the settings in the app. Once the transliteration changes in the app are selected, all labels, alert messages, prompts etc will be automatically changed in the in the selected language.
Speaking on the addition of new features and for the music app, Siddhartha Roy, CEO, Hungama said, “With smartphone penetration increasing anddata connectivity reaching middle India, we are seeing a lot of demand from users for accessing content in their preferred language. With mobile broadband subscriber base in India expected to reach 300 million by 2016, we are seeing a massive opportunity to reach out to Middle Bharat in which they are able to experience the app in their local language. With this feature we are offering personalised experience to our consumers.”
He further added, “Over the last decade Hungama has been at the forefront of providing digital music to users across platforms backed by our ability to create engaging experiences. By constantly adding new innovations and features to our music app, we strive to be the one-stop music destination for our users.”
Last month, the company launched a new brand campaign with Hrithik Roshan giving a voiceover, which was met with high success. The Hungama app offers songs to its listeners in more than 10 languages and is available across platforms including iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry, WAP and internet in addition to the digital store fronts of several global telecom providers.