Hyderabad-based 160by2.com increased SMS character space of its free messaging services from 80 characters to 145 characters.
Commenting on increasing the limit of SMS, Mr. Satyakalyan Yerramsetti, CEO-160by2.com said, “Our free SMS service and other offerings like mobile application have revolutionized this industry. With the tremendous success to our products, we have decided to remove the cap on the remaining 80 characters in a text message. We see this move bringing in more users to online messaging platform.”
Additionally the company is also offering free international SMS services to and from countries including UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.
The firm has also come up with a free-to-download mobile application which allows user to use phone book contacts while sending a message. The application is compatible with Symbian 60 third edition operating system.