Ever felt cheated after a cab or a rickshaw ride? Or wished you knew when the next train to Andheri was due? Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited has yet again launched a tailor made value added service for its subscribers in Mumbai. They can now access taxi, auto fares and the local train timetable on their Tata Indicom mobiles via sms.
To avail of this service subscribers simply have to type ‘TAXI’ /‘Auto’ followed by the ‘meter reading’, and send it to 58282 for e.g. ‘TAXI 1.20’, to get the correct day and night fare. For the next available train schedule one has to simply type ‘TRAIN’ followed by the ‘(source & destination)’ and send it to 58282 for e.g. ‘TRAIN Andheri Dadar’. Each SMS will be charged Rs. 3.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shashank Pore, General Manager, Marketing, Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) limited said, “It is our firm belief that our customized services set us apart in this fiercely competitive industry. Our constant endeavour at launching meaningful services, in the geographies we operate in, has always been our strength. Mumbai is known as the city with the most robust public transport system and Mumbaikars are known for their extensive use of the same. In a bid to ease the average Mumbaikars everyday life, we chose to launch this service which ensures peace of mind – an extreme necessity in this maximum city. Commuters now have a powerful tool in their hand and can simply SMS their way to assurance!”