Loop Mobile, a mobile service provider in Mumbai, has launched two new services, a push mail service that doesn’t require any internet access and a video service that doesn’t require subscription charges.
The new SMS service, called Loop Mobile Mail, enables subscribers to send and receive emails on their mobile in the form of SMS without the need to have GPRS or a special handset.
Loop mobile Mail, push e-mail solution has been launched for all prepaid and postpaid subscribers. The service works on SMS and delivers e-mails in the inbox.
The service enables users to compose, reply and forward e-mails from the handset using the SMS option.
The service best suits those who do not have email ids and with those who do not have internet connection on mobile. A subscriber’s mobile number by default becomes an email id. For eg:9821XXXXXX@loopmail.in. User can also setup his existing personal mail to forward a copy to all mails to the loopmail id users can also configure his loop mail to use existing email id while sending a mail.
To activate this mail service, a subscriber needs to send a message LMAIL to 50303. Loop Mail works on all handsets. The service is FREE for one year.
The service is similar to BSNLs Blackmail service which the PSU operator launched about a year ago.
Loop mobile has also launched Loop mobile video service which enables users to download multiple genre videos. The genre includes entertainment to current affairs and from sports to technology.
The service is available for both pre-paid and post-paid subscribers. Users will not be charged any rental. Video content is free, however download will charged at 10p/video. Subscribers need to send an SMS as VIDEOS to 50800 toll free or visit WAP URL http://atcafe.loopmobile.in.
Commenting on the product launch, Surya Mahadevan, chief operating officer (COO), Loop Mobile said that, “We like to innovate and offer services that actually bring value to a customer’s life using the mobile phone. The launch of Loop mail and videos reflect cost effective, innovative and convenient VAS products for our more than 3 million subscribers across Mumbai.”