Facebook has taken an operator agnostic route in India and has partnered with SMSgupshup to enable status updates via sms as well as receive updates in their sms inbox..
To activate Facebook on mobile devices, hop to www.facebook.com/mobile. Users can then update their status by sending a message to 92-FACEBOOK (9232232665). Users can reply to their friend’s messages by simply replying to the incoming SMS.
As far as smshupshup is concerned, they are just the bulk sms reseller in this deal and isn’t tied to their microblogging story.
Jivox and Zee News Partnership
Jivox has announced partnership with Zee news that enables advertisers to create, run and manage online video ads on Zee News online properties [details].
Pressmart Launches the first Electronic Edition of Manila Bulletin Newspaper
The Manila Bulletin, one of the oldest running newspapers in the Philippines announced the launch of Electronic Edition of its Newspaper via a partnership with Pressmart Media Ltd.
Pressmart raised $6mn from DFJ and NEA IUV in September of 2008.
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