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SMS based search engine from Airtel launched

The service called 'SMS Gyan' allows users to search for any term by simply sending it as an SMS to 55444. Customers will instantly receive SMS responses to their search queries on topics ranging from general knowledge, song lyrics, word meanings, movie reviews, stock info, weather.

irtel has launched a new service, named SMS Gyan, which allows customers to conduct a search on any topic of interest by sending a keyword as SMS to 55444.

Upon sending an SMS query, Airtel mobile customers will instantaneously receive an SMS response with information on their topic of interest, which can vary to anything from general knowledge, lyrics of songs, meaning of a word, movie reviews, stock related info and weather.

There are certain shortcuts also to get more precise search results, for dictionary: type DICT , for lyrics: type LYRICS , for Acronyms: type EXPAND .

Similarly for weather, type WEATHER and typing STOCK will give you stock prices.

These SMS responses are automatically extracted from the relevant and credible online data sources. The service is currently available the country.

Users will be charged Rs 1 per query or a monthly subscription of Rs 30 for unlimited number of queries.

 

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