Internet is the need of today. As Web is becoming more accessible by portable and wireless devices, the need has become higher than ever. People use GPRS, EDGE and 3G services (which are commonly available all over the world) to use internet on mobile. But there are a lot of people who may have certain limitations like unavailability of internet due to official restrictions, device incompatibility to internet or lack of money, hence, they are unable to use the internet.


Use internet without GPRS

If one have a very basic phone which is not compatible with EDGE, 3G; not even with GPRS, he/she can also use different services available on internet like Google search, Live Cricket updates, Weather forecast, Business tips, Online Reservation, Dictionary, Health articles, Passport status and many more. How? With

TXTweb is an SMS based internet browser from which any information on the web can be accessed in text version/format on any mobile handset. It does not requires any GPRS plan activation or voucher recharge or cash/balance deduction from your mobile. The user does not have to pay any premium charges to access this service. Only the standard SMS charges as per the carrier plan apply. This service is very helpful for students, farmers and small business holders.

How to use TXTWeb on your Mobile?

What you have to do is to type keyword for the service you are looking for and SMS it to 92433 42000 (India) or 6503858882 (US).

For example, SMSing @weather will get you the latest weather updates on your mobile. If you are not sure about the service keyword (like we used @weather above) you may SMS your query without the @ sign, and it will provide you a list of relevant services to choose from.

TXTweb has more than 450 service applications, and is currently available in India, US and Canada only. Here is the complete list of applications on TXTweb.

You can also create a text based site (txtSite) with TXTweb to promote your own blog or website.

Cool, no?

Do you know? The first access to the mobile web was commercially offered in Finland in 1996 on the Nokia 9000 Communicator phone via the Sonera and Radiolinja networks.