Friday, September 30, 2011

Mobile Money powered by Nokia

Mobile money is an exciting and innovative mobile payment service in India offered by different banks in India( now offered by Union bank & Yes bank) in partnership with Nokia. All resident Indians, aged 18 and above, are eligible for Mobile money services.

The money deposited by the customer is maintained with in banks as per applicable RBI Guidelines.
The Mobile Money service will enable you to pay bills, top up, buy goods and services and send and receive money anywhere in India.
Mobile Money Services will work on any S30 and S40/S60 handsets. This service is network independent, that is this service will work on all mobile operators in India ( Idea, vodafone, Airtel etc.)

And another factor that this service can be utilized using SMS or GPRS. So you can use this service even if you have an active GPRS connection.

Similar to ATM service, your account is protected by a personal PIN. So even if your mobile is lost, your money is safe. And also if your mobile is lost you can inform authorities & block your account.

This service also offers IVR ( Interactive Voice Response, prerecorded sounds you hear while calling mobile customercare) facility for balance enquiry, change PIN etc.

This service is now free of cost (no monthly, yearly charges), except the cost to network operators ( for data usage, sms, voice call etc..).

  • Convenience: No need to go to physical locations for sending money or for paying bills. Saves a lot of travel time & effort
  • Money management: Keeps track of balance, expenses and payments. Knowing instantly what your balance is and what have you paid for and to whom
  • Immediate: Allows instant money transfer in time-critical situations
  • Secure: No need to store or carry cash, reducing the risk of theft/loss
  • Simple: As simple as making a call or sending an SMS from your mobile

Contact toll free number:
1800 3000 1122 ( YES BANK)
1800 3000 1122 ( UNION BANK OF INDIA)

For more info visit


Saturday, September 24, 2011

TRAI's SMS Regulations & Online Free sms service websites

   Lot of people use the online services provided by ,, etc.. to send free SMS to friends & others.
But now TRAI ( Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ) is bringing up restrictions on sending SMS.
The impact to people using the online free SMS services are:

  • You are not allowed to send any message from 9PM to 9AM(any day).

  • Your messages won't get delivered to your friends who are registered in "Do Not Disturb" Registry.

  • You are not allowed to send Messages with your Mobile number as sender. 

                      And also the the normal mobile users could send only maximum of 100 sms per day. Thus the mobile operators have to stop their unlimited SMS packs.

The SMS service has evolved as the cheapest way of communication in India. This restriction is a set back to customers, mobile operators and the online free SMS service websites.

These regulations will be made practice from 27th September.

What do you think of this SMS regulation by TRAI?

Friday, September 23, 2011

Adsense ads coming with +1 button

                       AdSense display ads will now feature the +1 button. From the next month, Google will introduce the +1 button and personal recommendations to display ads. The +1 button will begin to appear on AdSense for Content and AdSense for Mobile Content display ad formats -- image, animated gif, and Flash. +1s will be one additional signal to help determine an ad's relevance and google will continue to show the ads that will generate the most revenue for the publishers.
                 Google has previously launched the +1 button on Google search and for publisher sites to make it easier for people to share and discover content across the web. Soon, publisher's users will be able to endorse specific ads and make the ads more likely to appear to their social connections. Google believe that these recommendations could help publisher's readers notice ads on their site more, leading to higher returns for you over time. If the publishers prefer not to show the +1 buttons on display ads on their pages, they can opt out in their account.

For more information please visit the Inside AdSense blog.