Tata DOCOMO has launched traffic SMS alerts for its pre-pay and post paid subscribers in Bangalore, as part of its value-added services for which it will charge Rs 30 per month, Rs 10 per week or Rs 1.5 per day.
The service allows Tata DOCOMO subscribers to choose start and end location while selecting the time to receive real time traffic information. To receive alerts, the customers should configure their options through the product interface. The alerts also include the speed at which traffic is moving along different stretches of the road. The services will also keep customers alert of road accident, said the company in a statement.
A P Sriram, Chief Operating officer for Karnataka Circle of Tata DOCOMO said, “With increasing demand on work-life balance it is important to be alert and aware on external factors. We are very pleased on our inimitable solutions which will add greater value to subscribers. Nevertheless, TATA DOCOMO the pioneer in launching the VAS services has once again invented a refreshingly different service for its customers. Such offers are an expansion towards boutique of our VAS services. We are very optimistic that our valuable subscribers will be delighted to avail of the special Traffic Alerts package.”
Otherwise, Bangaloreans can also get traffic updates by directly registering with the traffic police in the city.