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TimesDeal claims to have sold 70,000 mobile recharge deals from PayTM in a day

TimesDeal.com, the group buying portal of The Times of India
Group, has claimed to have sold 70,000 mobile recharge deals in a day. PayTM.com,
a subsidiary of One97 Communications, was the partner in the deal. With this,
the portal outdid its own feat of 50,000 orders in a day that it had earlier
established on December 01, 2011.

TimesDeal.com, the group buying portal of The Times of India
Group, has claimed to have sold 70,000 mobile recharge deals in a day. PayTM.com,
a subsidiary of One97 Communications, was the partner in the deal. With this,
the portal outdid its own feat of 50,000 orders in a day that it had earlier
established on December 01, 2011.

TimesDeal.com offered users a special mobile recharge deal
on 9th May, 2012  that allowed users to
pay just Rs 50 and get a mobile recharge voucher from PayTM worth Rs 100. The
deal was a hit with users as it doubled the value of their money .TimesDeal got
more than 300,000 unique visitors reported for that day.

Rishi Khiani, CEO, Times Internet, said, “Offering maximum
value for money to customers is core to the deals business. Therefore, the
primary focus of TimesDeal has always been to offer users such relevant high
value-for-money deals. The repeated overwhelming response bears testimony to
this.”

“The offer certainly gave Paytm a strong
visibility, but more than that we are happy that the Paytm experience has
emerged as a winner in this.” says Harinder Thakhar, CEO, PayTM, adding, “The
reach of TimesDeal combined with Paytm’s perfect mass-appeal product, enabled
us to strike this biggest online mobile recharge deal ever.”

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