India’s Leading telecom company, Aircel has partnered with Facebook to introduce Facebook Voice Updates on their network. Aircel has more than 50 million subscribers base in India and now offered to consumers a fast and innovative way to enable users to connect to their families and friends on Facebook, a social site with over 500 million users around the world.
For the first time, Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel lets people connect to their family and friends on Facebook in their own voice, even without internet access/3G/WiFi on their mobile phones, which makes it an easy access for a large audience anytime anywhere. Moreover there is nothing like connecting in your very own voice which can express volumes where sometimes words fail…. One can now easily find and connect with new friends using Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel – creating a much richer Facebook experience on their mobile phones.
Mr. Gurdeep Singh, COO, Aircel said, “At Aircel it is our constant endeavor to Innovate and bring the best to the consumer which enables the consumer to better his lifestyle and live SMART. Convergence is the way forward as it opens a world of possibilities. Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel is a step in that direction which helps both the business community and the youth to connect efficiently, be it a celebration or an emergency. It is an honor indeed to be working with Facebook and making this possible for the very first time”.
Henri Moissinac, Head of Mobile Business at Facebook, said “Today, over 15 million people are actively using Facebook in India, where mobile devices are an important tool for Indians to stay connected to the people and things most important to them. This collaboration with Aircel will offer an opportunity for our Indian users to easily connect and share with their friends on Facebook anytime, anywhere.”
The product is easy-to-use – for example, to broadcast what you’re up to today, simply dial a short code to record your voice message, and post it as your status update on Facebook. Your friends will then receive an SMS alert about your new status update, to which they can reply with their own voice updates on Aircel.
This indeed opens a world of possibilities for all to connect, share, and socialize in a quick and more personal manner which spells efficiency as you multi-task your way through various activities during the day. Also, Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel does not require access to mobile internet, which makes it more user- friendly and provides larger access. According to the some sources, Users need to pay Rs. 5 For Unlimited access with 7 days validity.