Google is trying to expand itself in our life in every manner and now one has the ability to create SMS Channels with Google’s solution which helps to send group sms free of cost. The benefit of this service is to get content from Google, Google partners, and all other websites and blogs with RSS support. This means that you are always updated including when your favourite site has published any content.
The website publishers can create their own channel and publish content that other users can subscribe to. Google SMS Channel uses the number 9870807070 and one does not incur any charge for receiving messages. When you post a message to your channel, all the members of your channel get the message forwarded for free. You can also create groups over SMS to communicate with your friends, family, and co-workers.
SMS tariff charges may apply when you configure the service or publish to a channel using a mobile phone. You can use the service on the website or via your mobile phone.
Create a channel using phone
Send the following SMS to 9870807070:
CREATE <channel name> <description>
The Channel name should be at least 8 characters long.
Subscribe to a Channel
Send an SMS ON <channel name> to 9870807070. <channel name> is the name of the channel.
To subscribe to the TECK.IN blog update channel, you would send the following SMS to 9870807070:
- Get Job alerts
- Get joke alerts
- Live cricket SMS on your mobile for free.
- News alerts
- Any service publishing content on Google SMS
- Very useful for webmasters who want to intimate their subscribers on mobile that their site has been updated.