Eterno today announced that it has received an investment from internet biggie, Rediff.com. Eterno is founded by ex-Nokia employees Umesh Kulkarni and Chandrashekhar Sohoni.
Eterno mainly specializes on mobile enabling print, radio and television media companies in addition to working with handset manufacturers and service providers to provide mobile applications supporting Indian languages and compatible on popular operating systems like such as Symbian, J2ME and BREW.
Popular Eterno applications include IndiSMS which offers users SMS services in 9 Indian languages, IndiMate which is an SMS content retrieval platform and Music Companion. The company claims Nokia, Vodafone, Airtel and Idea as its clients.
Venki Nishtala, Chief Technology Officer of Rediff.com, added "We are impressed by Eterno’s ability to deliver innovative mobile applications in many different Indian languages.”
Umesh Kulkarni, Founder of Eterno said, “ Rediff.com’s minority investment will help us enhance our development infrastructure and further our efforts in providing Indian newspapers, magazines, radio and TV companies with innovative mobile solutions.”