Vodafone Essar has come up with local news service in Kolkata under which its users in the metropolitan city can now receive updates on top news headlines thrice a day.
“The Local News Pack provides news in the form of three voice calls giving the headlines from popular Bengali channel, Star Ananda,” said the teleco in a press release.
Priced at Rs 2 per day, both prepaid and postpaid customers can avail this service by dialing 5670310 or messaging
Vodafone has also a news alert service, called Newswrap, which was launched sometime ago. The MMS based service which sends updates twice (Morning and Evening) in the form of a MMS, which contains Text and images.
The subject of the news could be Sports, National, International, Entertainment and Business. Vodafone plans to start and Voice and Video news alerts soon. The charges for this update is Re1 for a day, Rs 5 for a week, and Rs 20 for a month.