Text Divert Now Possible With Sun Cellular
Friday, March 20, 2009
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Sun Cellular and Acision has introduced a new service called Message Plus which is part of the Acision Text Suite, an open service text architecture.
Sun Cellular Message Plus allows postpaid and prepaid subscribers of Sun Cellular to divert, copy or block SMS / text messages for only P1 per message. Subscribers can also set a predefined message as an auto reply text.
Text Divert allows subscribers to divert all incoming SMS to a number specified by the user. Costs P1 per message diverted.
Text Copy is the same as Text Divert. But for every diverted text, you'll also received the same message on your number. Costs P1 per message diverted and received.
Auto Reply is self explanatory. Subscriber can set a predefined message as an auto reply message in case you're busy doing something. P1 per message sent.
Number Blocking allows a subscriber to block messages from a specified number. Costs about P15 per week or P50 per month.
Charles Lim, CEO of Sun Cellular commented: “The Philippine market is extremely competitive so our customers demand the most advanced and feature-rich messaging services available. And to serve our clients better, we always look for world class industry partners that could help us achieve that goal. Message Plus enables us to offer our subscribers the freedom to choose how they want to manage their messaging experience both within and beyond their handset.”
Rory Buckley, Chief Executive of Acision, added: “SMS in the Philippines is an amazing phenomenon, with mobile operators processing up to 250 million SMS messages per day. The Philippines has the largest SMS volume in the world, accounting for eight per cent of global SMS traffic. Sun Cellular is demonstrating that there is room for innovation and growth in SMS and we anticipate an enthusiastic response from subscribers for the Message Plus service.”
To access Message Plus, just dial *277# on your mobile phone and follow the instructions you'll receive.
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