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JunoTele enables users to recharge mobile phones without disconnecting calls, send voice SMSes too

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | More »

Bangalore- and Singapore-based JunoTele Solutions Pvt Ltd, which offers value added services (VAS), including emergency top-up services and voice SMS solutions, claims to have partnered with four mobile operators in India and one in Sri Lanka to offer its services. The company is now eyeing other ma...


Always forgetting important calls? Here is an app to auto dial scheduled calls, send SMSs and emails

Many of us schedule calls on our to-do list but seldom end up making them. The reason—we forget to check the to-do list itself. And unlike our bosses, we can’t demand or afford a personal assistant of our own. But with Call Looper, you won’t need one. Launched by MGuru , a web marketi...

3 March, 2014 | More »


Govt to soon accept SMS as official document for e-governance services

Various government departments will soon start accepting mobile SMS as a valid official document while using e-governance services, according to a PTI report. This move comes months after IRCTC, the tourism and catering arm of the Indian Railways, started accepting ticket booking SMSes as official t...

23 December, 2013 | More »


Buzzanytime doing an Innoz with SMS search; will human touch, multiple language options get it going?

Buzzanytime, an SMS-based question & answer service owned and operated by Indore-based ARK Mobile Search Pvt Ltd, is looking to tap into 700 million active mobile users in the country to grow its business. Set up last September by the siblings Rashmi and Amit Mehta, along with Anurag Arya, Buzza...

27 May, 2013 | More »


TRAI hikes termination charges to combat pesky SMSes

In a bid to bring down the number of spam and pesky SMSes, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come up with tighter measures this time. TRAI has imposed 5 paise as termination charge for each transactional SMS and 2 paise for each normal SMS. The new regulation – Short Message Ser...

27 May, 2013 | More »


Forget phoning a business, new app sends a text instead

Customers who are annoyed by automated voice prompts and music when they contact a company for information about a bill, price, product or service can send a text instead. A new app, TalkTo, lets users interact with any business in the United States via text messages sent from their iPhone, Android ...

19 November, 2012 | More »


ICICI Bank offers mobile phone recharge via SMS

After launching its mobile banking app, ICICI Bank has now announced another new service for its m-banking customers which enables them to recharge their mobile phones via SMS. As the internet is not required here, it makes the service relevant for feature phones as well. To avail this service, just...

23 October, 2012 | More »

Indian MVAS market to touch $6.1B by 2013: IAMAI

The Indian mobile value added service (MVAS) market is set to reach $6.106 billion (Rs 33,280 crore) by 2013 at an estimated growth rate of 28 per cent. The market is currently at $4.771 billion (Rs 26,000 crore) and it grew 32 per cent from $3.615 billion (Rs 19,700 crore) in 2011. This basically m...

4 July, 2012 | More »


SMS Sent By IRCTC Can Be Used As Train Ticket Now

In a move to make Indian train ticketing and travel even more convenient for the passengers, the ministry of railways has decided to permit Short Messaging Service (SMS) sent by the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), as an instrument on par with the Electronic Reservation Sl...

6 February, 2012 | More »

TRAI Exempts Machine-To-Machine, Person-To-Machine Messages From 200 SMS Limit

Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India (TRAI) has exempted the machine to machine and person to machine messages from the limit of 200 SMS per day per SIM. The provisions of ‘The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010’ issued by TRAI on 1.12.2010 came into force o...

25 January, 2012 | More »

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