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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

SMSConnect offers free text messages

Local search engine and leading information service provider, VConnect Global Services Limited, has introduced SMSConnect, a new interactive service offering to enable customers send up to 50 SMS daily to friends and business associates on any GSM network free of charge.

General Manager, VConnect Global Services Limited, Mr. Deepankar Rustagi, said that SMSConnect is a new interactive service offering which enables individuals and businesses to register by filing an online form on the VConnect website and enjoy up to 50 SMS daily and 1,000 monthly for those listed on the VConnect Service.

He said, this service could also be used to send thousands of free SMS to customers in every month at a click of a button, described the service as a unique offering, which would allow people to send SMS to many people at the same time with just a click away at no cost to them.

“With SMSConnect, we are offering Nigerians a very unique opportunity both as individual and businesses to register on our website and use the SMSConnect service to send free SMS to their friends, loved ones and business partners and customers,” he said.

Mr. Rustagi said an individual could use this service to reach a large number of people at the same time for instance to send SMS to invite friends for a birthday party while a laundry service company could use the SMS connect to reach its customers to send messages.

He outlined the features of the SMSConnect service to include group SMS, schedule SMS and address book.

The quick SMS feature, for instance, he said, enables a user to send SMS to one person with just a click of a button, while the Group SMS allows SMS messaging to up to 50 numbers at the same time while sent SMS is a folder that keeps record of set messages.

He noted that the schedule SMS feature of the SMSConnect service is one of the unique selling points of the services which allow service users to compose SMS they wish to send ahead of the time to recipients automatically.

Mr. Deepankar also noted that the address book is another interesting feature that allows subscribers to save all their contact numbers on the service and have access to it anytime which also serve as a veritable backup for their frequently used contacts.

Remmy Nweke
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