Tata Teleservices announced the launch of ‘Call-n-Tweet’ services for its subscribers. The service will enable users to update their twitter status by just dialing a number and voicing out what they wish to tweet, without using the internet. They will however have to initially register their twitter account for the service on callntweet.com, after which they can dial 50007 from their Indicom mobile and record their voice tweet. Voice tweets are not restricted to 140 characters and users can record messages in the language of their choice. This service is available to all customers irrespective of their handset.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Lloyd Mathias, Chief Marketing Officer, Tata Teleservices Limited, said, "Online social networking is completely integrated with today's lifestyle. The need to be connected to friends and acquaintances at your own pace, is gaining momentum day by day. At last count, Twitter was attracting 190 million visitors per month and generating 65 million tweets a day. We wanted to give our subscribers an amazing option to log on to Twitter 24X7."
He added,” The introduction of Call-n-Tweet service on our network would give our subscribers a very convenient and personal way to tweet without logging on the Internet. Voice tweets would enable them to add a personal touch to their status updates."
The service is chargeable and subscribers will have to pay Re 0.80 per voice tweet. Also, the messages are available publically on the callntweet website.
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