India-based bulk SMS service provider, 162by2.com has announced a free international SMS facility for mobile phone users. It is available to all 160by2.com registered users in India for mobile phones with Internet connectivity across India and can be used for SMS to UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia. The 250KB application can be downloaded from http://m.160by2.com/app on your mobile phone; once installed you have to register and start sending messages. Features promised include:
• Send 145 charatcers FREE SMS from your mobile.
• Get look & feel of your mobile's native message box.
• Access your mobile's native Inbox, Outbox and Phonebook.
• Forward, Reply or Resend your mobile's Inbox and Outbox SMS's direclty from 160by2
• Upload and Backup your phonebook contacts.
• Send SMS directly to your phone contacts.
• More than 5000 FREE templates to forward.
Java or Symbian Mobiles with S60 3rd edition or higher are supported . You can check compatible device list here: http://www.160by2.com/devicelist.html
160by2.com comes from Hyderabad based SMSCountry Networks Pvt Ltd. The company already offers free SMS within India, 80 characters long. It is accompanied by 80 characters of focussed advertisements. Hence the name: 160by2 = 80 for YOU + 80 for Advertisers .
Bangalore Sep 12 2009