Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Virgin to bring mobile chatting to India

Nimbuzz has partnered with Virgin Mobile to bring social networking and chatting to the mobile operator's youth centric customer. Nimbuzz is offering its WAP chat application to Virgin Mobile under the brand name of Vchatter. In the first phase, Vchatter will allow Virgin Mobile user to chat in Vbytes-Virgin Mobile's WAP portal-environment Vchatter brings a click log-in to multiple internet messenger services like Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk, MSM Messenger, Facebook, Skype etc via the Vbytes portal for free.

“Virgin Mobile is focussed on providing services and products that meet the needs of its target customers, urban youth in the age group of 15-30 years old. Through this unique product experience, we are providing our users the ease of connecting on the move, anytime and anywhere.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Innovative services award for Virgin Mobile

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Virgin Mobile, India's first youth mobile products and services brand has been awarded the coveted Infocom award for the 'Most Innovative Mobile Services' for the year 2009. This award is yet another acknowledgment to Virgin Mobile's commitment of ushering in pioneering industry defining propositions for its target audience.

Since its launch in India, Virgin Mobile has taken a number of innovative initiatives to offer customized and relevant offerings for its youth audience to meet their style, budget and aspirational quotient.

'Virgin Mobile 2 Virgin Mobile', free after 3: Another unique tariff offer from Virgin Mobile where customers only have to pay for the first 3 minutes of the day at Re. 1/minute for local calls post which calls are free between Virgin Mobile to Virgin Mobile (daily cap at 200 minutes per day) without any extra pack.

'New 50 paise STD local' - The first of its kind, this offer made geography history and made making STD calls as easy as Local. Virgin Mobile customers can make STD and Local calls @50paise/minute without any extra charges or a pack.
STD: After the first 3 minutes @Rs. 1.5/minute each day, customers can enjoy outgoing calls through the day at just 50paise/minute for up to 60 minutes daily. Beyond this, the initial rate is applicable.
LOCAL - After the first 3 minutes @Re.1/minute each day, customers can enjoy outgoing calls for rest of the day at just 50paise/minute.
SMS 123 - A unique proposition which allows Virgin Mobile customers to send as many as 200 messages per day free to their friends etc. by just paying for the first three messages.

STD Messages: After the first three messages of the day at Rs. 1.5/- per message, customers can enjoy 100 free messages, beyond which the regular rates apply.

Local Messages: After the first three messages of the day at Re. 1/- per message in all circles except Tamil Nadu and Karnataka where it is 50 paise, customers can enjoy 100 free messages, beyond which the regular rates apply. This offer from Virgin Mobile was aimed at ushering in genuine freedom of sending SMSs for youth by providing it without any extra pack or upfront commitment.

In addition, Virgin Mobile offers innovative schemes such as 'Thank God its Weekend' that let youth enjoy 100 free local SMSs and all local mobile calls at 30 paise between Friday and Sunday on payment of just Rs. 18.