Mobilink Offers MMS Based News Service

In this age of information it has become imperative to keep yourself updated. Live coverage of all major events is fueling the growing need of updated information. Currently, different telecom service providers are offering SMS & MMS-based news alert services to their users and therefore to satisfy the need of staying up to date with latest news, Mobilink Jazz brings the experience of watching news on TV screen to users’ mobile phones with ‘Jazz News Watch’.

Jazz News Watch is a MMS based news alert service and subscribers of this service can receive headline news clips from their subscribed TV channel every 4 hours as seen on the TV screen. Jazz News Watch is a subscription based service and users can subscribe to this service against a fixed monthly fee.

Subscription process:

  • User can subscribe to this service by sending MMS to Short code 434.
  • In return application sends SMS from short code 431 with list of available channels to subscribe.
  • User selects the channel of his\her choice and sends response to 431 (Postpaid subscribers will send their response to 433)
  • User will get confirmation SMS & MMS of successful subscription

Un-subscription process:

To unsubscribe this service user must send SMS to ‘431’ by typing “unreg”

NEWS Alerts:

  • Subscribers of this service will receive MMS after every 4 hours
  • MMS contains the video clip of latest headline NEWS from the channel of their choice
  • In case of subscription to more than 1 channel user will receive multiple news clips

Service Charges:

MMS to 434 @ Rs. 6 + Tax per MMS
SMS to 431 @ Rs. 1+ Tax per SMS
Monthly Subscription: Rs.30+ Tax / channel

Other details:

  • Service is compatible with all MMS enabled handsets
  • News Watch is available to all Indigo and Jazz subscribers
  • Currently 3 channels are available for subscription
  • EXPRESS NEWS English
  • EXPRESS NEWS Urdu
  • SAMAA TV
  • User can subscribe to multiple channels, however  Rs. 30+ Tax monthly subscription fee will be charged for every channel
  • More channels will be added soon