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What is the new STARFRIENDS WAP service all about?

It is a WAP portal which allows subscribers to download celebrity images, videos and songs 

How do I participate in this service?
 
Simply log on to wap.starfirends.lk
 
How much do I get charged for the service?
 
There is a daily subscription fee of Rs. 10 + tax per day with auto renewal where you can download content. If you wish to download content as you go, you can sign up for pay per content download which will vary from Rs. 5 to 30 + tax per content
 
Do I get a confirmation when I subscribe for the service?
 
Yes. You will be informed via an SMS regarding the subscription. 
 
How do I deactivate from the service?
 
You can deactivate from the STARFRIENDS WAP portal or you can send an SMS to 6511 stating STOP. In either instance you will be sent a deactivation SMS
 

 

What is KoolSpace about?
 
KoolSpace is a service which enables you to access Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia without any data charges. 
 
How do I subscribe to this service?
 
You can dial #676# and follow the instructions on screen
 
How much do I get charged for the service?
 
If you are a new user, you will receive unlimited access to this service during the first 14 days. Then, based on your connection type you can sign up for any of the tariff structures.  
 
Daily Price Rs.   2.00
Monthly Price* Rs.  60.00

 

*Post Paid users are only eligible for Monthly subscription and Pre Paid users can subscribe for either of the pricing points. 
 
Would Mobitel be storing any user credentials such as usernames and passwords?
 
Mobitel does not collect or store user credentials. You will directly be signing up with your relevant service provider. Once you have logged in to this will be shown as a notification on Facebook & Twitter. 
 
Can I view or upload any photographs or videos on Facebook and Twitter?
 
No. You can ONLY view newsfeeds like, poke, message, retweet, search, etc.
 
How do I deactivate this service?
 
You can dial #676# and remove the service
 

 

What is this new Onetharam Chat service all about?

It is an SMS based chat service which allows users to chat with friends, make new friends as much as you want. However, there will be a fair user policy.

How do I participate in this service?

Simply type ‘REG LB’ and send it to 5588 and create your profile

How much do I get charged for the service?

There is a daily subscription fee of Rs. 10+ tax per day. And user receives 50 SMSs per day to chat with whoever the user prefers in the chat portal

How does the service work?

Once you send an SMS to 5588 stating REG LB, system will request you to create a profile, where you will have to enter your nickname, gender, age, etc.

Is there any trial period for this service?

 First day will be free for every new user

 What are the keywords used in the service?

 Please see below

Keyword

Action

REG LB

Registration

LB NAME <Your Name>

Enter nickname

LB HELP

Help Instructions

LB FEED < YOUR MSG>

Customer feedbacks

UNREG LB

Customer deregistration

LB ON

LOGON to Random Chat

LB Off

LOG OFF Random Chat

LB New

Find New Chat Random Partner

LB AA <Your Message>

Random Msg Sending method

LB PD

Private Password

LB Start <Password>

Connect Through Password

LB <Your Message>

Chat with your friend

 

 

 

What is the CELEBS service about?

It is an online portal where customers can receive updates, images, songs & video clips

How does a customer subscribe for this service?

Type REG and send it to 3313 or log on to www.celebszone.mobitel.lk

How much does Mobitel charge a customer for using this service?

Customers will be charged Rs. 2 + tax per day per celebrity and will be entitled to download 2 items daily . Additional downloads will be charged on content basis.

Who are the celebrities on this service?

Contents of following celebrities will be available and many more to come.

Pooja Umashankar Lahiru Perera
Iraj Weeraratne Anarkali Jayathilaka
Otara Gunawardena Sheshadri Priyasad
Sunil Perera Sajjad Hassan
Dinakshi Priyasad Sharmaine Willis
Saranga Disasekara  

Where can customers get more information regarding the service?

Mobitel will be more than happy to give you more information. Please contact us on 1717  

Video Sharing & Blogging

Video Sharing

Upload that special moment or that crazy experience and share it with your loved ones and friends.
You could upload a video clip via the web interface or directly call the system and start a video recording.

Video Blogging

Video Blogging is very similar to regular blogging, but this service comprises of additional enhanced audio/video features.
Capture important events with your mobile video and share them by dialing into a video-enabled blog or by directly uploading a video clip using the web interface.

To access Video Blogging via Mobitel, make a video call to 555/557 (Call charges: 3.00 LKR/min).

Chat & Dating (via Mobitel SIM Menu)

SMS based networking solutions. Find Friends, Chat & Share

Follow these simple steps:

Chat Service:

Go to Mobitel -> My Mobitel -> Fun -> Chat

Dating Service:

Go to Mobitel -> My Mobitel -> Fun -> Dating

Charges (per request): Rs.2 + Tax.

SMS with Gmail

Now you can send FREE SMS to your Mobitel friends via Gmail

All Gmail users can now send FREE SMS to your Mobitel user contacts through your Gmail chat window!

To use this feature all what a Gmail user has to do is,

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
Log into your Gmail account. In the Send SMS box, enter the Mobitel number of the person you want to contact. In the dialog box, enter Contact name of the SMS recipient. Then, click Save. Type the message in the chat window and hit Enter.

The message will then be sent to the Mobitel number as a SMS sent from the mail address of the Gmail user. If the Mobitel user replies, the text message response will appear as a reply in Chat and the conversations will be stored in the Gmail user’s Chat history just like regular chats!

If you are a first time Gmail chat user, you would need to enable a Chat application to enjoy this feature.

To do this, follow these steps:

Login to Gmail account -> Mail settings -> click on the “Labs” tab -> enable “SMS (Text messaging) in Chat” and “SMS in Chat gadget” -> Save

Charges:
Reply SMS will be charged at 25cents (+ tax) for the Mobitel user.

Twitter

Twitters without a doubt the best way to share and discover what is happening at present. And now, you can be in touch with all those whom you follow and your followers. Just tweet straight from your Mobitel!

Now you can tweet via SMS or MMS on your Mobitel number.

SMS

Simply compose a text message containing the text of your Tweet and send it to 40404.

MMS

All you have to do is simply compose a picture message containing the text of your Tweet and the picture you’d like to post and send it to 40404

To access Twitter from your Mobitel, follow these simple steps:

Login to twitter -> Home -> Setup Mobile Notification (follow the prompts)

To sign up via SMS:  Type signup and send it to 40404 (standard SMS charges apply)

Facebook

Connect with your friends anytime, anywhere! Access Facebook from your Mobitel to connect and share your experiences with people in your life. Update your status from your mobile via SMS or view the mobile-friendly Facebook zero version at wap.mobitel.lk.