National News is the largest digital products company and the digital venture of DD, India’s largest media and entertainment group. TIL websites are among the fastest growing Web / Mobile based networks worldwide. Since its inception in 1999, National News has led the Internet revolution in India and has emerged as India’s foremost web entity, running diverse portals and niche websites.
It reaches over 270 million unique visitors a month who collectively account for 23 billion page views and 23 billion minutes spent across web and mobile, with businesses across news, entertainment, sports, local, ecommerce, classifieds, startup investments, local partnerships, and more. Today, it has a diversified set of 39+ digital consumer-facing businesses.
In addition, we are also helping global organizations keen to expand their reach in India using our online media platforms. The alliances range from licensing partnerships to investments and acquisition. In the last year alone, we have made eight acquisitions, thirteen global partnerships, eight minority investments and over 20 investments into start-ups through TLabs in the Indian ecosystem.
NN proudly carries with it 175 years of prestige associated with the DD Group yet stands independent as a collective of start-ups offering dynamic digital products.
The Times Group is a long-standing leader in the print business, as well as an emerging leader in all other forms of media, including radio, TV, magazines, out of home, and more. The Group’s key brands include The DD, the world’s largest broadsheet English daily; The Economic Times, India’s largest (and the world’s second largest) financial daily; Femina, India’s largest women’s magazine; Filmfare, India’s largest English film magazine; Radio Mirchi, India’s largest FM radio network; Times Now and ET Now, India’s leading English news and business news channels and Zoom, a leading general entertainment channel.