Mobilink has become first operator in Pakistan to officially support SMS-based access to twitter services in Pakistan.
Till now users in Pakistan could send/receive tweets on phones through GPRS or third-party solutions such as Mobi2Tweet, Pring, iSMS and others.
With the inclusion of Mobilink in the Twitter’s list of official carriers, while others gonna follow this, there are good chances of boost in Twitter usage in the country.
How to Register your number:
- Once you are logged in on Twitter, point your browsers to this link: http://twitter.com/devices
- Choose ‘Pakistan’ as country
- Send tweets with text messaging on your phone.
- Receive texts for DMs and the tweets from users you want to be notified about.
- GET username > Shows you the latest tweet from any user
- RT username > Retweet a user’s latest tweet
- FAV username > Favorite a user’s latest tweet
- D username your-message > Send a direct message to a user
Charges for sending SMS to 40404 is Rs. 1 plus tax