MyCupid, a new matrimony site for modern India, has been introduced by Oxigen Services India Pvt. Ltd., an IT-enabled multi- services platform, which has a unique payment gateway and is distributor of Recharges, Prepaid subscriptions, ticketing for Travel and Movies and Bill payments.
With millions of users, MyCupid enables singles from all over the world to search for new friends, dates, activity partners and marriage potential from the comfort of their PC. Oxigen has partnered with WDP or World Dating Partners, a UK based firm that offers a superior technology and Backend for Matrimonial/Dating websites.
Meher Sarid, Executive Director Brand, Marketing and VAS said: “Through this Partnership, we would reach out to millions of tech savvy and aspiring youngsters to meet like-minded people, interact with friends and also seek Matrimonial alliances thereafter. With the Technology from WDP, this portal is comparable to all the social networking portals available today. A user can create their own profile, update information, upload pictures and videos, chat and selectively allow others to browse their profiles. Another unique feature is the payment for these services can be made through Oxicash, hence you don’t need a Bank account or a credit Card to use the "paid for" services ... Of course there is a Free Trial period that Mycupid.in offers”.
Similarly to other social networking sites, the user creates an online profile with a picture and some personalized details. Searching for your soul mate is made easier as other users are automatically given a compatibility rating according to your search criteria, Star, Soul and Sensual scores. Other features include direct searching and downloadable chat application, “SuperMatch Wizard”, the "EarlyBird" e-mail match service and creation of "Hotlist".
Besides that users can attach videos, create galleries; send SMS to other members also send online text and voice messages making this service a matrimonial networked site.
There are different kinds of membership. A basic membership is free and allows the user to do a basic search or an advanced search using one, or the entire search filters available. To get user started and get him in contact with someone who takes his fancy we have given a number of free emails. However, for those more serious about finding the one, the website offers different levels of service. The 4 types of membership: free Trial Membership, Silver Memberships, Golden Membership and Platinum Membership allow members to use different and more and more specified features.
“User should try the chat system (chatabox) it’s a free down load direct to his/her desk top if he so desires, he can search, send a kiss, email and start a instant chat after he finds someone interesting or interested in him/her” said Mark Edwards, Sales Director from WDP.
“Cooperation between Oxigen Services and World Dating Partners was very smooth and it has been a pleasure working with these people and organization. I look forward to a fruitful future with this project” said Mark Edwards.
About Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd
The primary focus of Oxigen Services has been on Recharge, Ticketing, Prepaid Subscriptions, Billing and Payments through Electronic Distribution.
Oxigen handles aggregation of Prepaid Mobile Recharge, Bill Payments and Subscriptions, for all leading Indian Telecom Operators, Internet Service Providers, Direct-to-Home TV (Dish TV, Sun Direct, Airtel Digital, Big TV and Tata Sky), Prepaid Radio (Worldspace), Prepaid Value-added Services Railways, Bus and Airline ticketing, movie ticketing, on a single platform.
It has a plethora of other services like Utility Bill Payment Services, Insurance, Travel, Cinema, Gaming, Applications and Video content, that can be accessed by consumers’ through, OxiCash, a prepaid stored value virtual ewallet.
This Platform further distributes these services to Oxigen’s pan-India retail network of approximately 75,000 touch points, which is expected to expand to 200,000 by 2010.
About World Dating Partners
MyCupid (mycupid.in) is powered by World Dating Partners which is the fastest growing co-operative of online-dating sites in the world. This growth is driven by the totally unique partner concept and range of services that they provide, that are unmatched in the industry. Their state-of-the-art systems help existing or new dating-sites gain access to a large data-base of members, improve the quality and flexibility of their website and provide outstanding back office services, such as administration, registration, payment, management and reporting. All running costs of the partners are covered by WDP, as are all set-up and administrative expenditures.