The Astelit mobile communications operator, which renders services under the life:) brand, has introduced an SMS-integration service with the Twitter social network as of December 24, the company announced.
life:) subscribers with accounts on Twitter may read transmitted messages or send their owns through a mobile phone.
To use the service, one should register on the Twitter website or send a registration message writing a word START to 404404.
The service is fulfilled free, SMS costs according to a subscriber’s tariff plan.
As Ukrainian News reported, Astelit on July 17 introduced a service of free notifications about events to users’ accounts in the VKontakte social internet network.
Astelit reported a loss of USD 111.8 million for the year 2009, when its net revenues reduced by USD 87.6 million or 19.9% to USD 351.1 million compared with 2008.
The Turkcell company (Turkey) owns 54.8% of the shares in Astelit while the System Capital Management corporation (Donetsk) owns 45.2%.