TRAI TRAI….. and FAIL [The New Spam SMS Regulation]?

So if you want to receive say travel offers or travel related SMS, you may unblock category 7. But here is a big problem – You have the liberty to unblock a ‘category’ but you can’t control ‘who’ in that category.

Hottest Search from India–IRCTC and Micromax Mobile! [Google Zeitgeist 2010]

Micromax is on a rise and its amazing to see that Indians went crazy searching for Micromax mobile, IRCTC and youtube videos through out 2010. The top 10 searches from India, as per Google Zeitgeist are IRCTC Login Micromax Mobile…

160by2 Takes The Social Network Route – Will It Pay Off?

Like we hadn’t had enough of social networking, yet another Indian startup is taking the social network route to encourage user activity. 160by2, one of the early and successful startups in the free SMS space is now trying to create…

Free Mobile Service Network, Blyk Plans to Enter India

Permission Marketing is nothing new for Indian mobile consumers and the latest to join the bandwagon is Blyk, UK based free mobile service network for 16-24 year olds. Blyk offers free talk time to users in return for accepting to…

Weekly Recap of Top Articles

Recap of top articles published week ending May 31 2009 Startups Related askLaila introduces Chat bots for IM clients – Yahoo Messenger and GTalk Create Twitter Groups (Public/Private) using TweetKnot

Few Interesting Discussions (that you should be part of)

There are some very interesting chit-chat that I’d really like to reach out to a wider audience: Sat Nav Guide for Indian Consumers Piyush’s article on Why Sat Nav(s) are not for Indian consumers? has raised very interesting discussion: Some…

Mobile Ad Networks in India [Complete List]

List of mobile ad networks in India.

Interview with Ravindra Kumar, COO of SMSCountry/160by2.com

SMSCountry is a 4+ year old startup based out of Hyderabad. SMSCountry started as a short messaging portal and has expanded in other areas too (like Bulk SMS gateway/free SMS services, i.e. 160by2.com etc.) Here is our interview with Ravindra…