160by2.Com one of the first FREE SMS service providers has launched “Ad Free Mobile SMS Application“. Yes, you read that right. With your smart phone, just point to http://m.160by2.com/app and you are all set to download and start messaging your friends for FREE and the number of characters in the message stands enhanced to 145, Goodbye to 80 🙂 Check out supported handsets here.
Web users [messaging from 160by2.com] have also been given the option to send Ad Free messages with character count up to 148 characters. However, this service will cost you $1.329 / Month or $2.87 / 3 Months or $5.45 / 6 months. The limit on the daily volumes remains 50 SMS a day at a maximum of 10 per recipient. The 6 months deal will cost you 3 paise / SMS. The service covers 7 countries – India, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia & Philippines
One good thing about 160by2 SMS service is the messages reach the end user within a minute or earlier. Unlike Google’s SMS Channels which can be used for group messaging but the messages take really long time to reach. What other SMS services are you using ?