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Indian Railway Announces new App for all Travel Related Services

An integrated platform- a one stop solution for all travel related services

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March 2, 2017: Indian Railway announced a new app today as part of the new business plan of 2017-18. This mobile app will be launched in May and will provide an integrated platform- a one stop solution for all travel related services – ticketing, hiring taxis, porters, retiring rooms, finding hotels, booking tour package, ordering food from restaurants.

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This app would also allow booking of unreserved, season and platform tickets. Other advantages of this app include promotion of digitization through online payment, reduction of queues outside ticket counters and saving of paper, mentioned PTI report.

The app would generate non fare revenues for Indian Railway through passenger related data available to Indian Railway and would have an affiliate sales partnership model for making available different services and products needed by the passengers.

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A New Mobile-Only Subscription Plan In Testing, Netflix Plans To Expand In India

However, since this is a test, not all users would be able to be part of the new plan and it is also possible that Netflix could decide on not making it a permanent option after all.

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The test in India makes sense, given that Netflix has already expressed interest in the country, the report said. Pixabay

In India and other select countries, content-streaming platform Netflix is testing a new mobile-only subscription plan that would only cost users $3.63 a month (Rs 251).

The basic Netflix streaming plan in India starts from $7.27 (Rs 500) and the test plan would slash the existing subscription plan exactly by half.

“We will be testing different options in select countries, where members can, for example, watch Netflix on their mobile device for a lower price and subscribe in shorter increments of time,” The Verge quoted Netflix as saying on Friday.

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Netflix declined to share what other countries would be involved in the test besides India. Pixabay

Although it remains unclear as of now, but the statement from the content-streaming platform hints that it could start offering weekly or bi-weekly subscription options alongside or instead of monthly plans.

Netflix declined to share what other countries would be involved in the test besides India.

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The basic Netflix streaming plan in India starts from $7.27 (Rs 500) and the test plan would slash the existing subscription plan exactly by half. Pixabay

The test in India makes sense, given that Netflix has already expressed interest in the country, the report said.

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Last week, Todd Yellin, Product Vice President at Netflix gave a keynote in Mumbai addressing company’s future plans of expanding interactive TV shows and Netflix original content from India on its platform.

However, since this is a test, not all users would be able to be part of the new plan and it is also possible that Netflix could decide on not making it a permanent option after all. (IANS)