[AI] Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant m

rajesh asudani rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in
Thu May 17 14:41:54 CDT 2007


Well, the issue is accessibility of such IM softwares with talx or mobile
speak.

----- Original Message -----
From: "firoz pathan" <firojjee at gawab.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant m


> did any one tried this
> weather this will be costlier then normal sms or not?
> what will be charge per sms in gprs ?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vikas Kapoor" <dl.vikas at gmail.com>
> To: "Access India" <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 10:32 AM
> Subject: [AI] Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant m
>
>
> > Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant messenger?
> > 17 May, 2007 l 0505  hrs ISTlNikhil Hemrajani /TIMES NEWS NETWORK
> >
> >  Addicted to 'texting' on your cellphone? Well, 'chatting' through your
> > phone may be a better option. For one, it works out cheaper than sending
a
> > volley
> > of text messages across. Second, if you're unsure whether your phone can
> > 'do all that' you needn't be. Most modern phones have enough capability
to
> > allow
> > chatting. Be it a multimedia series
> >
> >  Nokia, or a Sony Ericsson walkman, or even Motorola, you needn't think
> > twice about its capabilities.
> >
> >  Chances are, it'll offer Java compatibility, email and MMS support,
> > internet connectivity via GPRS-/EDGE, and an intelligent operating
system
> > such as
> > Symbian- more than what you require for mobile instant messaging.
Besides,
> > if you're interested in chatting on Live Messenger or Google Talk with
> > phone,
> > there's no dearth of programs out there.
> >
> >  Most of these programs are available free of cost. The installation in
> > most cases is simple too, with different options to suit your
preference -
> > you
> > can either download the application on your computer and then transfer
to
> > the mobile phone or directly download onto the phone over GPRS. So, if
you
> > can't
> > wait to get started, here are some of the instant messengers (IMs) you
> > should be looking at.
> >
> >  Instango    This nifty application promises connectivity with Google
> > Talk, Yahoo Messenger, MSN, ICQ and Jabber, all in one! Jabber is one of
> > the most
> > popular open source clients that uses the XMPP (Extensible Messaging and
> > Presence Protocol) - also used in the very popular Google Talk.
> >
> >  What's good is that Instango uses a proxy server to connect to the
Jabber
> > service. This proxy server minimises traffic considerably. For example,
if
> > using
> > Google Talk for an hour on the computer uses up 1 MB of bandwidth,
> > Instango will do the same in about 100KB. This is quite important given
> > the fact that
> > most cellular providers charge you by the MB.
> >
> >  Once you've downloaded and installed the software from
> > http://www.instango.com, the next thing you need to do is configure it.
> >
> >  If you don't already have a Jabber ID, you should download and install
> > the PSI Jabber client on your main computer from http://psi-im.org and
> > then register
> > a new Jabber account for yourself.
> >
> >  Nimbuzz:    Nimbuzz provides multiple connectivity with Live Messenger,
> > Google Talk and Nimbuzz's own messaging service. Yahoo Messenger and ICQ
> > are expected
> > to arrive soon as well.
> >
> >  To download the software, head over to http://get.nimbuzz.com from your
> > mobile browser. Once you've registered on Nimbuzz site, simply select
the
> > service
> > of your choice, be it Google Talk or Live Messenger, and you're ready to
> > go.
> >
> >
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Business/India_Business/Why_send_SMS_when
_you_can_chat_on_mobile_instant_messenger/rssarticleshow/2055894.cms
> >
> > Vikas Kapoor,
> > MSN ID:
> > dl_vikas at hotmail.com
> > Yahoo ID:
> > dl_vikas at yahoo.com
> > Skype ID: dl_vikas
> > Mobile: (+91) 9891098137.
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