Telecom operator, Tata DOCOMO* has launched traffic SMS alerts for its pre-paid & post paid subscribers in Bangalore.
This value added service allows Tata DOCOMO subscribers to choose start & end location while selecting the time to receive real time traffic information. In order to receive alerts the customers are required to configure these options through the product interface thus making this value added service device independent. The alerts also include the speed at which traffic is moving along with the different stretches of the road. The services will also keep customers alert of road accident & event information.
The DOCOMO subscribers can avail this service by opting from a range of economical packs at just Rs 30 per month, Rs 10 per week or Rs 1.5 per day.
Earlier, Nokia launched real time traffic updates in Delhi and Mumbai, a service powered by Navteq traffic Pro.
DOCOMO has also launched GPS centric services for corporates, (SmartBus Tracker) for schools to manage their fleet of buses.
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