Virgin Mobile is India’s first youth focused mobile service, available in 22 telecom circles by Tata Teleservices through a brand franchise with Virgin after its launch it created a storm with its innovative 10p pay back for 60sec incoming call idea (now 5p/60sec of incoming) and Virgin mobile’s short TV commercials was a hit among youngsters.
Apart from basic mobile telephony at an attractive rate (all local and STD @ 50p after first 3min), Virgin Mobile offers a host of value added services (VAS) dubbed as Vbytes (VAS portal). Think Hatke !
Vbytes SMS Services
To use it, customers have to send sms ‘keyword’ to 58686. Ringtone, Cricket, Love,Dating, Astro, News,Travel and other services can be accesible via this service. Cost just Rs. 3 per SMS.
The dedicated voice portal for Virgin Mobile’s Call back tone Service [Tring Tunes] is 58475 where a user can call and select a music to set a Tring Tune from a library of thousands of tracks in various languages and genres. Tring Tunes subscription charges are Rs. 30/month and Rs. 15 per song selection for a period of 90 days.
The on-the-go music portal. Virgin users can listen to full songs (Bollywood, Regional & International ) of their choices and can set a song as their Tring Tune. you can dial 58575 at Re1/min to subscribe for Rs 10 for 10 days. Cost of Tring Tune mentioned before.
Voice portal of Virgin mobile. People can dial 58686 and browse Music (Ringtones & Tring Tunes), Jokes, Cricket scores, Movie spoofs & dialogues, Voice games, Astrology, Fun quiz, Contests etc. One can select a song and set the Tring Tune by visiting this portal. The portal is charged at Rs. 6 per minute.
‘Live Astro’ service available on 5847475 allows the user to have a live voice chat with an qualified astro guru. Fone-A-Friend at 5847474 offers the subscriber to talk to a person to discuss on any topic of interest anytime, anywhere. Charge – Rs 9/min
Vbytes Data: One Touch access at Rs. 5 per day
It’s just like a pandora’s box of entertainment content. Besides Wallpapers, Ringtones and Tring Tunes , Vbytes offers a lot of free text content to users on topics such as Jokes, Bollywood stuffs, Astro, News and Romance. There is a WAP platform vMagazine contains entertains stuffs packed in a mag-like format.
mLearning :It is the learning portal which gives an insight into non-mainstream career options like tattooing, yoga, masseuse, amateur golfing etc as full time professions along with the quirky flavor, mLearning also deals with regular career options. Charge – Rs. 10 for 3 sessions.
Vchatter : Recently introduced, India’s first integrated instant messenger that provides access to all instant messengers(Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk, Skype, MSN Messenger & Facebook) through a single login, accessible anytime, anywhere.
and come to gaming there are huge number of games in different genres according to various needs.