Financial Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
Thursday, Jan 06, 2005

Port Info

Group Sites

Info-Tech - Telecommunications
Corporate - Alliances & Joint Ventures

Reliance Info ties up with indiatimes

Our Bureau

Mr Mahendra Swarup (right), CEO, Times Internet, and Mr Mahesh Prasad, President - Application and Solutions Group, Reliance Infocomm, at a press conference in Mumbai on Wednesday. - - Paul Noronha

Mumbai , Jan. 5

RELIANCE Infocomm has tied up with Internet portal to provide SMS-based infotainment services for Reliance IndiaMobile (RIM) customers.

Indiatimes' 8888 service, an SMS-based service, will allow for downloads of ringtones which include popular Indian and Western songs. Other downloadable multimedia content, contests and text-based services can also be accessed by RIM subscribers.

"SMS-based value-added services and content from 8888 will benefit Reliance's growing pre-paid customer base," said Mr Mahesh Prasad, President, Applications and Solutions Group, Reliance Infocomm.Reliance's R-world services, currently offered free of charge to all RIM customers, will soon become paid services, said Mr Prasad. He did not specify a date for this.

Article E-Mail :: Comment :: Syndication :: Printer Friendly Page

Stories in this Section
Innosoft Tech's pref allotment

BSNL says Tata Tele avoiding payment on `Walky' services
Reliance Info ties up with indiatimes
Communication links restored in tsunami-hit areas
Medical tips through SMS on Aircel
Infosys Q3 results on SMS, voice and WAP
Infopark chalks out expansion plan
Net 4 India `.in' offer
Infotech tsunami donation
`India links go well with US venture funds'

The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | The Hindu Images | Home |

Copyright 2005, The Hindu Business Line. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu Business Line