VIDEO: Ada Derana launches Sri Lanka’s first official Windows 8 news app

VIDEO: Ada Derana launches Sri Lanka’s first official Windows 8 news app

December 5, 2013   09:40 am


Ada Derana, Sri Lanka’s premier news provider today announced the launch of Sri Lanka’s first official news app for Windows 8 connected devices. The innovative app is aimed at users of both the PC and mobile versions of Microsoft Windows namely Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 app. Users can download the app for free from the Windows Phone Store and Windows Store.


Ada Derana has over the years become a household name in Sri Lanka by offering Sri Lankan news across a wide spectrum of delivery networks. is currently ranked the popular most tri-lingual website among Sri Lankans and Ada Derana also operates the widely popular sms breaking news service.


With the aim of innovation Ada Derana has launched apps for all the popular mobile networks namely Android, Apple and Blackberry. Conversely now with the launch of the Windows 8 PC and mobile app Sri Lankans could read the latest news, watch the latest TV news bulletins, give their opinion on national issues and even submit a video or a photo that is newsworthy to Ada Derana.


We have always embrace new technology at Derana, and this has been a key stepping stone in our journey to success and the ethos for our future. With this new Windows 8 PC and mobile app we hope our loyal viewers will have yet another medium to read the latest happenings in Sri Lanka, Madhawa Madawala Executive Director/COO of TV Derana stated at the launch.


Commenting on the latest release Suren Kohombange CEO Fortunaglobal , Derana’s Technology partner says, “ With Increase adaptation of Mobile Apps as a mainstream media communication channel , Fortunaglobal team focused on Introducing a Windows Mobile App to Derana to strengthen its  viewer’s choice of available mobile App platforms . We are proud to be a part of another innovative step from the Derana Team.

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