Vodafone Launches New Services For Poila Boishakh aka Bengali New Year

On the eve of the Bengali New Year, Vodafone has launched a plethora of Value Added Services for it’s Bengali subscribers to help them celebrate the Bengali New Year in a much better way. Here is a list of the Value Added Services:

  • A Voice Portal – Poila Baisakh’ which is a mash-up of various utility services such as customised bengali caller tunes, ring tones, recipes of popular Bengali cuisines, mobile greetings, song dedications and trivia around the Bengali New Year. These services can be accessed by dialing <567450> and the call is chargeable at Rs 6 per minute.
  • A WAP Portal for animated wall papers based on the theme of the Bengali New Year. The wallpapers can be downloaded from a link which the customers can get via SMS from Vodafone after sending a text-message:   <Poila> to <111> toll free from GPRS enabled phones
  • Vodafone has also made available personalized picture messages on the same theme and can be sent by Vodafone customers to their friends and loved ones by messaging <PB name of the subscriber> to 53636. This SMS will be charged at Rs 3 per SMS.

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