On March 1, the MTS Ukraine mobile communication operator lowered cost of SMSes to numbers 10715 and 10716 for access to VKontakte social network by 51.3% or 20 kopecks to 19 kopecks per message.
To reply to personal SMSes in VKontakte and comment upon statuses of friends, a subscriber should send SMSes to short numbers 10715 and 10716.
Earlier, the cost of SMSes had been 39 kopecks per message.
As Ukrainian News earlier reported, in October 2010, MTS Ukraine mobile communications operator on October 22 introduced a service of free notifications about events in users’ accounts in the VKontakte social internet network.
With help of the SMS VKontakte service subscribers can receive free text notifications about new private messages and their friends’ new statuses, the subscribers are free to adjust the periodicity and time of delivery of SMSes convenient to them.
The service allows sending replies to private messages via SMSes and comment on VKontakte friends’ statuses.
They have to send outgoing SMSes to the numbers 10715 and 10716; the messages charged under the subscriber’s tariff plan.
Receipt of notifications can be adjusted in the VKontakte use account: choose My Settings and go to the Notifications section.