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Company Overview of Dhingana Inc.

Company Overview

As of March 13, 2014, Dhingana Inc. was acquired by Rdio, Inc. Dhingana Inc. operates an online Indian social music platform on mobile and Web. It offers various applications, such as mGreetings, videos, and photos; and various playlists and songs in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Punjabi languages. The company serves customers worldwide. Dhingana Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

167 Acalanes Drive

Apartment 11

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

United States

Founded in 2007



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Dhingana Inc. Key Developments

Dhingana Partners with Idea Cellular

Dhingana announced partnership with Idea Cellular, to debut -- a co-branded music subscription service, which allows users to download unlimited music with no data charges. The service is available to over 127 million Postpaid and Prepaid users of Idea using Android Smartphones and WAP Feature Phones. Idea's subscribers will be able to download unlimited songs, albums and playlists, in HD quality and ad-free -- like Dhingana Gold on iOS -- but unlike iOS will not be charged for data. The downloads are encrypted on the device and subscribers can listen to them only using Dhingana's Android App. Idea's WAP subscribers will be able to stream music ad-free without being charged for data. Dhingana has developed a carrier-class Billing Platform for subscription services. It is capable of deeply integrating with Mobile Operator's SDP/Billing Systems and has cutting edge features like metering data consumptions across multiple PLMNs, real-time co-branding with Mobile Operators, automatic fall-back pricing based on subscriber's prepaid account and 1-click subscription with auto-renewals. The service is a compelling way to generate revenues from the Feature phones and as well the phenomenally growing Android phones.

Dhingana Inc. Announces Radio Experience with RJ Curated Radio Stations

Dhingana Inc. announced the release of RJ curated radio stations. These radio stations are programmed and curated by Dhingana's music experts and will provide users with a fabulous listening experience. The first release includes 16 radio stations that will cater to various music categories and genres, including Bollywood stars, moods, time of day, party music, chart-toppers, meditation, and weekend specials. Dhingana Radio will debut on the web platform, and will become available on the remaining platforms in the coming month.

Dhingana Appoints Rohit Bhatia as CEO

Dhingana has appointed Rohit Bhatia as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bhatia will be responsible for Dhingana's tie ups with Indian mobile operators and labels and will be based in India, unlike the erstwhile CEO and co-founder Snehal Shinde (who is now CTO) who was based out of the United States. Bhatia served at Ericsson as BSS Practice Leader, prior to joining Dhingana. He has also served as Seamless AB as CEO for about five years.

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