As there are 92 million active users of facebook are in India , people always wanted to stay in touch with their facebook friends so BSNL and U2opia mobile together brings out the internet-free facebook service for the users of the BSNL .In this user can access facebook services without any internet or data connectivity on their phone.
BSNL director says "Companies today are looking at enhancing the portfolio of offerings to voice and SMS customers and we are really excited to offer Facebook on USSD, given the rising popularity of social media,"
It is done by using Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) technology .It's basically a text –based service in which users won't be able to view pictures and videos.
Through this the user can check his account, view post/status messages, write on friends walls, view birthday reminders, send messages and respond to a friend request.
The service is write now provided only in east and south zones soon it will be launched in north and west zones also .The charges of the services will be Rs 3 for 3days ,Rs 10 for a week and Rs 20 for a month and it will be available on all kind of handsets .
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