November 24 2011: Some 17 years after he revolutionised web based mail by creating Hotmail, the world’s first free emailing tool, Sabeer Bhatia looks set to do likewise for text messaging. This week in Mumbai, he unveiled JaxtrSMS - the world's First free and open mobile to mobile texting application.
Thee tool was developed by India-based engineers, Bhatia said.
Available as a free ( 1.5 MB) download that works with all major mobile operating systems including iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows and J2ME, JaxtrSMS retains the user’s mobile number and does not require any other number for signing up. What’s more the SMS can be sent to non users of JaxtrSMS too… indeed to other mobile phone, domestic or international.
Jaxtr a leading provider of FREE mobile-to-mobile telephony was acquired by Sabse Technologies Inc. a company founded by Yogesh Patel and Sabeer Bhatia in January 2008.
Link for download: http://www.jaxtr.com
Links to other articles in Indian media:
PC World India: http://www.pcworld.in/news/sabeer-bhatia-launches-jaxtrsms-58762011
Hindu Businessline: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/info-tech/article2650736.ece
Business Standard ( Interview) http://business-standard.com/india/news/qa-sabeer-bhatia-ceo-jaxtrsms/456354/
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