After having written a post on making a free phone call using Fring in my post How to make a free call using fring, i was in the process of researching for a free SMS service to send SMS in India, during this, i came across a few services which do make this possible. In my coming posts, i will try to present with you few of the services which can be used to send Free SMS in India. One such service is 160by2 and in this post i intend to discuss on the various features provided by them.
160by2 is a SMS Marketing service launched in India by smscountry networks. The service allows users to send Free SMS messages through their website. Using 160by2 service, users can send free SMS of 80 characters. The rest 80 characters are filled in by the service with contextual advertisements.
The web interface is pretty interesting and easy to use.
Some of the features provided by 160by2 are:
- Sending same message to multiple users.
- Sharing of messages with other users.
- Users can maintain their contact information in address books.
- Group messages feature. ( although i still need to test this)
Invitations to 160by2 can be obtained by accessing their webpage here.
[Update] 160by2 has also released a mobile application. The application provides following features
- No need to Login every time.
- Access your contacts from 160by2.com account as well as from your phone book
- You can now upload and backup your phone book on 160by2.
Related Read: Send Free SMS using Yahoo Mail
Reader Contributions: Way2SMS is also such a service which provides users to send 92 characters of free messages. Way2SMS can also be accessed using WAP. I tried the service and found it good enough. Thanks to Bala for this.
Try it out and share your experiences in the comments.
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