SMSes

  • EC sets up cell to deal with objectionable SMSes during polls 07-10-2013 10:28 PM

    Jaipur: The Election Commission has formed a joint cell with police, including Anti-Terrorist Squad, to check objectionable SMSes during electioneering for December 1 Assembly polls in Rajasthan. The Chief Election Office, Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Rajasthan police department have formed the cell to deal with...
  • Mobile text errors can nix relationships 02-01-2012 11:41 AM

    London: Predictive text, a marvel of mobile phones that has made it quicker and easier to communicate with people, has been blamed for errors that can sabotage relationships by leaving users fuming. Predictive texting is a facility that makes SMSing faster especially for phones with non-qwerty keyboard. The latest submissions...
  • New app JaxtrSMS to send free SMSes worldwide 23-11-2011 12:05 PM

    Bangalore: Jaxtr, set up by Hotmail co-founder Sabeer Bhatia and Yogesh Patel, today announced the launch of JaxtrSMS, an open texting application which allows users to send free SMSes across the world. "JaxtrSMS is completely unique in terms that a mobile user can send a text SMS to any mobile...
  • 'Telecom firms should bar pesky calls, SMSes' 20-11-2011 09:04 AM

    New Delhi: Telecom service providers need to take steps to completely eradicate the menace of unsolicited commercial calls and messages, said the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). "We are doing an audit of what the service providers are doing and we have found that some service providers need to...
  • TRAI doubles SMS limit to 200 per day 01-11-2011 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Consumers will now be able to send up to 200 SMSes per day from a SIM, as against the earlier limit of just 100 SMSes per day imposed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). "The authority has received representations from some of the service providers and...
  • No pesky calls, SMSes from Tuesday 26-09-2011 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: Irritating calls from telemarketers will be a thing of past from Tuesday as telecom operators are going to block pesky calls and messages as per regulator Trai's recommendations. "All our operators are ready to implement the recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) to curb the...
  • Way2SMS reaches 20 million users 15-09-2011 11:12 AM

    Hyderabad: Way2SMS, Hyderabad-based web portal, which offers free messaging from PC to mobile, has disclosed it has reached a milestone of 20 million users. Its platform is managing a massive 365 million mobile contacts and is reaching over 55 million mobiles every month. Way2SMS adds about seven lakh new users...