- Send SMS TO THE largest NUMBER OF countries AND networks FROM India
- Lowest COST International SMS IN India (AT just Rs. 2/ message)
- Technology neutral SMS lets users send messages TO ALL TYPES OF networks - CDMA, GSM, TDMA & IDEN
Reliance Infocomm has launched
international Short Messaging Service (SMS)
to as many as 159 countries including US, Canada
and major European countries. With this Reliance
Infocomm provides SMS facility to the largest
number of countries and networks than any other
mobile service provider in India.
International SMS will now
allow Reliance IndiaMobile subscribers
to send, receive, reply and forward simple text
messages to friends, relatives and business
associates across almost the entire world at
the most affordable rate. The special launch
price of Rs. 2 per SMS is the lowest international
SMS rate in the country vis-à-vis Rs.
5 charged by other service providers. The service
is made available through 430 operators stationed
in these 159 countries (subject to SMS configuration
on the network of other receiving operators).
"Earlier Reliance Infocomm
revolutionized SMS as a messaging medium in
the domestic market by making it affordable
and accessible to millions of Indians. Reliance
IndiaMobile subscribers send around 150
million (15 crore) messages every month. Now
Reliance IndiaMobile is adding another
dimension altogether by offering technology
neutral SMS to International networks irrespective
of the technology used - CDMA, GSM, TDMA or
IDEN", said Mr. SP Shukla, President -
Wireless Products & Services, Reliance Infocomm
subscribers do not need to register for International
SMS separately. The subscribers can also send
international SMS from their Reliance IndiaMobile
phones even if they do not have an ISD connection.
>The next-generation Reliance
IndiaMobile service is now commercially
available in over 700 cities. It will soon be
available in over 800 towns and cities across
the country. The service is at present supported
by over 250 Web Worlds and 7000 retail outlets
where a customer can walk in and buy a fully
provisioned CDMA mobile phone within 15 minutes.
Reliance Infocomm Ltd. is a
part of the Reliance group founded by Shri.
Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002). Reliance group
is India's largest business house with total
revenues of Rs. 80,000 crore (US $ 16.8 billion),
cash profit of over Rs.9, 800 crore (US $ 2.1billion),
net profit of over Rs. 4,700 crore (US $ 990
million) and exports of Rs. 11,900 crore (US
$ 2.5 billion).