Pan India 3G Mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) announced ground braking Value Added Services namely “Video SMS”, “Live Share” and “Dial-a-Video” for its next generation 3G and 2G mobile service subscriber of across all the telecom circles.
Mr. Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communication and IT announced the launch new Value Added Services for BSNL subscribers across the country at Chandigarh.
BSNL introduces Video SMS, Live Share and Dial-a-Video whereas there are services concentrated on the urban youth like Video Fun, Live TV (Dial a TV), Video Handy Cam and Video Greeting for its 3G Mobile service. However few months back these 3 VAS was launched in BSNL EAST Zone (Kolkata, Orissa, West Bengal and NE) and now available as pan India basis.
BSNL New VAS :
1.Video SMS (For 3G Subscribers) : Video SMS is a fun, exciting and new way to sharing messages. Its extremely simple to use and doesn't require any application installation on the phone. You can send video SMS through a simple video call. Just record your video by making a video call to 58877, and send a video message! To use this service, a subscriber needs to have a handset which supports video calls. He can enable video calling by turning on 3G(UMTS) network on the handset. Using this service is extremely easy: make a video call to 58877, follow the instructions, type in phone number to which you want to send the video SMS, and record your video message. Receiver will receive a web link of the video from which he can download and view your message.
2. Dial a VIDEO (for 3G Users ) Service can be accessed by users in 3G networks by making a video call to a short code 51010 and choosing the content and application of his choice. The user can choose Live TV / Dial a TV with this service and watch popular channels like Aaj Tak, Star News etc or videos from different genres like music videos, Comedy clips, sports, kids, devotional and health & fitness. Subscribers can also dial 5101000 and choose from the various subscription packs. Users can choose to pay Rs.2 per min or Rs. 25 for 15 minutes of usage with a validity of 7 days or can go the long haul by paying Rs. 299 with unlimited usage for 30 days.
3. LIVE SHARE (Live Video Streaming) (2G/3G) : Live! Share- which will help users to record and share videos instantly through their mobile phone on a internet (3G or GPRS) connection. User can share videos with friends on popular social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube; or can directly share it through a free SMS. To use Live! Share, user needs a BSNL 3G or GPRS connection. Application is free and can be installed by going to http://58877.in/app.sis or sms LIVE to 58877. Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become very popular among youth, and sharing videos and images has become the favorite activity for them. Live! Share application will bring an entirely new experience for the user to share videos.
For more details on BSNL VAS and Tariff click here : BSNL VAS