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Financial Times launches FT India Web App for iPad and iPhone

The Financial Times is today launching a new FT web app for the Indian market, available directly through a web browser at app.ft.com/india, for the Apple iPad and iPhone. Web app users can access all stories on the home page for free, exclusively in India.

The FT India app features tailored Financial Times content covering the latest Indian and international business news and analysis. The app has also been customised to highlight news from the beyondbrics blog, business education reports, the A-list commentary column, the Alphaville blog and the recently launched Luxury 360, the Financial Times’ new online hub for creative and commercial coverage of the luxury goods industry.

Rob Grimshaw, Managing Director at FT.com, said: “With rapid economic growth and an ever increasing number of talented and influential business leaders, India has long been a strategically important market for Financial Times. The launch of our new app will help the FT accelerate its growth in the region and put our news and analysis straight into the hands of those business people who need it.”

The app allows readers to read offline when they don’t have signal and benefit from full integration with the Financial Times digital subscription model so that one registration or subscription will offer readers access to FT content through the app on a range of devices or on a PC. The app launches with an exclusive $49.40 subscription offers for readers in India who purchase their subscription through directly through the app.

To access the FT India web app for the iPad and iPhone visit app.ft.com/India through your web browser.

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For further information please contact:

Tom Glover
Deputy Director of Communications
T: +44 (0) 207 775 6840
E: [email protected]

Azmar Sukandar
Head of Communications, Asia Pacific
T: (+852) 2905 5519
E: [email protected]

About the Financial Times: 

The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 592,390 (Deloitte assured, 4 July 2011 to 2 October 2011) and a combined print and online average daily readership of 2.1 million people worldwide (PwC assured, May 2011). FT.com has over 4 million registered users and 250,000 paying digital subscribers. The newspaper, printed at 23 print sites across the globe, has a global print circulation of 344,583 (ABC, September 2011).

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