Reliance Communication along with the Facebook has announced the launch of a new Facebook mobile app exclusively for RCom subscribers for a period of three months.
The new Facebook app for Java-powered feature phones will be made available for most of the popular handset models in India.
RCom subscribers who are also active on Facebook can now stay connected with their friends through the app without having to upgrade to a smartphone.
The new Facebook app is designed to use less data while still providing a great user experience thus making it cheaper for regular users. The app will be available for free download at Rworld.
Prashant Gokhan, 3G business head, Reliance Communication, says, “This agreement between Reliance Communications and Facebook will unleash the real power of Social Networking in India. This tie-up will enable anytime anywhere access to Facebook from almost every popular handset model currently available in India”.
The Facebook app includes various unique features such as viewing photos from your mobile phone, synchronising your local address book contact with your Facebook friends, Facebook login to third party services within the app such as news, sports and weather.