Innovation is the buzzword for mobile industry and Tata DOCOMO yet again come up with new service called Video News Alerts. As you all know, Tata DOCOMO is GSM mobile service operator of Tata Group offering exclusive video alerts of breaking news. The Video News Alert can be streamed, viewed and downloaded by both 2G & 3G subscribers on their mobile phones. Tata DOCOMO has signed an exclusive partnership with Network 18, India’s largest network of business news channels.
Customers can avail of this service by simply sending an SMS ‘VIDEO NEWS’ to 53333, following which a subscription confirmation SMS along with a link to access video news will be sent. Subscribers will then receive three video alerts every day.
The charges for data access are 10 paise for 10 Kb and there are no subscription charges to use this service. To de-activate the Video News Service, customers can dial 155223 or sms ‘STOP videonews’ to 155223.
Tata DOCOMO’s ‘Video News Alert’ service allows subscribers to stream and download video clips, as also search and view news stories. Using the service, subscribers can express their liking for a story, sharing their opinion on a story, participating in polls and doing much more to voice their feelings and concerns.