THIS NEW YEARmarks the beginning of a NewEra at
has new parents! In December2007, 9.9 Mediaworx (
) acquired Jasubhai Digital Media, the founding publishersof
stands tall in the clutter of consumer technology magazines. It isunsurpassed in its popularity—and we thank you,our readers and advertisers, for your unwaveringsupport in making this happen. It is an inspiringstory of entrepreneurship and independencespanning more than a decade.
started as the first home-grown magazinein its genre. Despite the onslaught of several “me-too” offerings and global brands,
has held itsown due to constant innovations brought about by a set of outstanding editors and managers,unstintingly supported by Jasubhai Digital Media. Today,
is more than a magazine aboutinformation technology alone—it encompassesthe gamut of digital personal technologies that you and I use at home and work. We at 9.9 Media value and respect theleadership of this powerful brand and thefollowing it has created. We are committed to building on this legacy by bringing aboutcontinuous innovation in our offerings—toreaders as well as advertisers—as we power
growth into this new era. Given the potential thatexists, moving forward, we intend to offer youincreased content and insights. Over the next fewmonths, look for editorial and designenhancements in the magazine. Expect a morecontemporary online presence at
. Continue to enjoy lots of value-addition and stay ahead with
. As we shift gears, this is also a good time to getmore demanding of us! While we enjoy the kudos we receive, what would help is constructivefeedback on where we are falling short. Tell us what you expect beyond what we have on offer. Give usfresh, new ideas. Join us in taking
to the nextlevel. I am confident that 9.9 Media’s association with
will ultimately help in strengthening your bonds with this wonderful magazine. As India’s newest diversified media group, weare committed to a level of quality—in whatever we do—such that we always deliver above and beyond the expected and the ordinary. We believemagazines and content-providers have atremendous responsibility to their readers indelivering content that is not onlyuncompromising in its quality, but also clearlyshows respect for the privilege of having thereader’s undivided attention. I hope you will keepus honest in our commitment to you! Thank you once again for your continuedenthusiasm for
. I look forward to staying intouch and building on our partnership. A veryHappy New Year to all of you!
A New EraFor Digit
“Given the potential that exists,moving forward, we intend to offeryou increased content and insights”
Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha Founder and Managing Director 9.9 Mediaworx