Aircel India has launched Facebook status updates through your Aircel mobile without the need of any internet connection.
How to update Facebook status through Aircel Mobile?
Please note that this feature will update your Facebook status with a voice clip with the status you update through your Aircel connection.
To use this service, your Aircel mobile number should be registered at Facebook against your Facebook profile. You can activate this Aircel service by calling the number 51555 and you will be guided by the IVR. This call is charged 1 Rs per minute.
All you need to do is dial 51555 from your Aircel mobile , select the language of your choice, login to your Facebook account through this and select the option to update your status with a voice message.
For more information on this, you may dial 121 from your Aircel mobile or dial 97380 12345 .
Facebook services available on Aircel
Aparrt from updating your status on Facebook, you can also
- Listen your friend’s status
- Find friends on Facebook using the voice search.
- Get post notifications from friends and get alerts on events, birthdays etc.
Cost to update Facebook status through Aircel
The subscription charges to use the Aircel to Facebook voice update feature is Rs 5 per week and which is 20 to 25 Rs per month.
Remember that Airtel has the unique way to update your Twitter status through a text message, but still it costs 1 Rs/an sms, so you should now be able to get an idea of the Aircel’s voice update feature vs GPRS update.
GPRS costs 10 paise per 10 KB on a pay as you go plan on Aircel and you should be paying similar amounts as the voice updates to use Facebook using GPRS.
Which one will you choose? Voice update through 51555 or through GPRS (which is text update?)