BSNL launches Facebook on USSD in South and East Zone. To be launched shortly in West and North Zones .
- Introduces a simple way for mobile users to access Facebook without any internet or data connectivity.
- Service available on all phones for a charge of Rs.4, Rs.10, Rs.20 for 3 Days, weekly and monthly plans and can be accessed by dialing *325#.
BSNL customers can access this service without any internet or mobile data services. The service is first in the market, brought together with their partners U2opia Mobile.
Facebook for USSD enables users to access their Facebook accounts, view/post status messages, respond to friend requests, write on friends’ walls, view birthday reminders and send messages, all without any internet or data connection.
To use this service, customers can dial *325# from any mobile phone and get started at a charge of Rs.4, Rs.10, Rs.20 for 3 Days, weekly and monthly plans, respectively.
Commenting on this launch, Shri Anupam Shrivastava, Director, BSNL said
‘Companies today are looking at enhancing the portfolio of offerings to voice and SMS customers and we are really excited to offer Facebook onUSSD, given the rising popularity of social media. What makes it even more powerful is that Facebook for USSD works on any handset, making the service available to all subscribers. We are certain that services, like the ones we have launched today, would be much sought after in our portfolio’Advertisement
Mr. Sumesh Menon, CEO, U2opoia Mobile added,
“Facebook can now be accessed without internet connectivity and that too, at a minimal charge. These services are perfect for our always-connected customers who want to stay in touch with their Facebook friends—anytime, anywhere, on any mobile”.