August 20, 2012

Ufone USearch: Internet Search Via SMS / Mobile

Ufone has introduced a very useful value added service for its customers which is named as USearch. With the service Ufone users can search internet on their mobile phones via SMS.

Whether you have Internet service on your mobile phone or not, it should not stop you from finding answers to all your questions.

With USearch, Ufone introduces a service that opens another way for you to search for your queries. USearch provides the option to search the web without the Internet, with the same feel of a browser search.

To get this service, you just needs to dial *500# from you Ufone for just Rs.0.50+Tax.

How it works:
  • A welcome screen will appear after dialing *500# with the message: ‘Please enter the text for search
  • Reply with a text string of 160 characters for just Rs.0.50+Tax per USSD
  • Choose options by pressing 1 for Web Search, 2 for Latest News or 3 for Quotations
  • In Web Search choose option 1 for Wikipedia and 2 for Google
  • In Latest news choose option 1 for world news, 2 for Pakistan news, 3 for technology news, 4 for sports news and 5 for entertainment news
  • In Quotations section, there are 9 options to choose from
  • Results of the search will appear in the form of a text message of 160 characters, along with the options to search for the same search or to share the data with friend or start a new search
  • So go right ahead and start searching! And don’t forget to tell everyone to benefit from this amazing service.
  • USSD Short Code: *500#
  • Menu based charging: Rs. 0.50+Tax per message
  • No Subscription Charges.
  • No Expiration.
  • Same for Post-pay and Pre-paid costumers.
Terms & Conditions:
  • Service will be available for both pre-paid and post-paid users and users can search and share data several number of times in the same session.
  • User can establish as many sessions in a day as required, this service has no daily/weekly/monthly charges
  • Search results will be texted to customers with option to view more details of selected search
According to my opinion Ufone's Usearch service is a very handy and useful especially for students.

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