BOLT Mobile Browser Now Comes With Indic Language Support

Mobile web browser firm – Bitstream Inc. today announced the first complete mobile browsing solution to fully support Indic languages (Indian Language), specifically nine languages spoken as a first language by an estimated 1.3 billion people living in India and the surrounding regions.

This first of its kind solution for handset manufacturers and mobile operators is built upon the BOLT cloud computing browsing platform and includes the BOLT mobile browser with Indic language user interfaces, the capability to perfectly render Indic text on a Web page, and the ability for end users to input Indic text into the browser.

In addition to English, the BOLT cloud computing browsing platform now supports the following Indic languages Hindi (India’s official language), Bengali, Gurumukhi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Gujarati, Malayalam and Oriya.

BOLT is available in JavaME (also known as J2ME) and BREW, and can be used on mobile phones of all types, including those phones without native Indic language support.

The BOLT Indic solution perfectly renders Indic text on a Web page, and allows users to scale text to larger or smaller sizes, copy and paste text from within a Web page, and interact with the content such as clicking embedded links or filling in Web forms.

Anna Magliocco-Chagnon, CEO of Bitstream said “Now with the addition of Indic language support, Bitstream is introducing the mobile Internet as it was intended to be seen to millions of new users in India and surrounding regions.”

This Article Was Written By: Sanjay Bafna

Sanjay Bafna - National Editor (Telecom and Mobile Phone)

Sanjay Bafna is an entrepreneur and National Editor at TelecomTALK covering Mobile Operators, 3G, Broadband, 4G, LTE, Telecom Policies & Regulations and Mobile Phones. He is well known Telecom and Mobile Analyst, Love Tea and Chocolates.

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  • Sivakumar November 28, 2010 4:25 pm, 4:25 PM

    If i download now, Will it working now? I mean the regional languages on bolt browser.

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  • Sanjay Bafna November 28, 2010 12:51 pm, 12:51 PM

    Parminder Singh Mangat :

    when it will be available?

    They are working with handset manufacturers and mobile operators to deploy this.

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  • Parminder Singh Mangat November 28, 2010 12:42 pm, 12:42 PM

    when it will be available?

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  • Abhishek November 28, 2010 12:39 pm, 12:39 PM

    Not as smooth as opera….but bolt play youtube videos

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  • Swapnil November 27, 2010 11:41 pm, 11:41 PM

    It’s nice browser…

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  • Santu Sovan Mandal November 27, 2010 11:20 pm, 11:20 PM

    @manish
    Yes. Atleast they should have a version for higher end smartphones like opera mobile 10.1

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  • manish November 27, 2010 6:58 pm, 6:58 PM

    rubbis browser only jar

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  • PD November 27, 2010 6:51 pm, 6:51 PM

    It could be bolt from the blue !!!

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