“Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel will allow people to connect to their friends on Facebook in their own voice without internet access on their mobile phones, which makes it an easy access for a large audience anytime anywhere.” COO of Aircel, Gurdeep Singh said about this service. “Convergence is the way forward as it opens a world of possibilities. Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel is a step in that direction, which helps both the business community and the youth to connect efficiently, be it a celebration or an emergency. It is an honor indeed to be working with Facebook and making this possible for the very first time.”
For using the service, 50 million Aircel customers dial 51555, then record your voice message and it will appear on your Facebook wall. Whenever you update your status by using this service, your Facebook friends will receive an SMS alert about the new status you give.
Aircel Postpaid and Prepaid subscribers can use this service. For make this calls you will be charged Rs. 1 (per minute).
Facebook Head of mobile business Henri Moissinac said, “Today, over 15 million people are actively using Facebook in India, where mobile devices are an important tool to stay connected. This collaboration will offer our Indian users an opportunity to easily connect and share with their friends on Facebook.”