Partnership provides location-based enhanced services to BSNL Mobile customers

San Francisco, Calif., – Jul. 7, 2015 – Celltick, a global leader in home screen marketing today announced the launch of ‘BSNL BUZZ’, a next generation Cell Broadcast Service for BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) Mobile, a leading Mobile Service Provider in India. With this partnership, Celltick provides a fully managed high-value interactive service on the home screen for BSNL’s  77.2 million mobile subscribers through its patented LiveScreen platform.

With BSNL BUZZ, Celltick provides BSNL subscribers with value added services and content promotions such as; news, contests, subscription packs, coupons and advertising. The service will also deliver location-based information services in 7 local languages such as Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam , Kannada and Telegu, allowing BSNL Mobile to reach its consumers in a cost-effective, non-intrusive and friendly manner. BSNL BUZZ , live app,  is  embedded in every BSNL Mobile sim card within the network, enabling interactive Cell Broadcast.

BSNL BUZZ comprises of two services that are enabled through Cell Broadcast Technology;  Cell Info / Mass Alerts and Interactive Cell Broadcast. Cell Info /Mass Alerts services includes non-interactive messaging service for sending out messages to millions of BSNL users, communicating BSNL service offerings, social awareness and emergency messages.

Cell Broadcast  is an interactive messaging service. This service is enabled by a combination of cell broadcast technology on the user sim card and dedicated messaging software on networks servers, and it supports: DND capability, local languages in native scripts , segmentation , silent & no-intrusive messages, menu based responses facilitating interaction for users. This is a powerful tool promoting BSNL services, content, government social campaigns, market research and advertising campaigns.

“We are delighted to partner with Celltick and introduce a mass market service that delivers content and services to the mobile home screen of our customers using a simple interactive medium. This partnership enable us to realize our vision of delivering high value, easy to access services and provide real and substantial benefits, further enhancing the experience of BSNL Mobile’s subscribers, said Mr. Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman & Managing Director, BSNL.

“We are excited that BSNL – India’s leading telecom operator has chosen to partner with us. We look forward to working with them and support them in realizing their vision of providing value to their customers. Our LiveScreen based services have been greatly adopted by consumers worldwide and we are glad to offer a tailored service for BSNL. We are confident that our vast experience and successful track record will ensure success to this partnership.” said Abraham Punnoose, Managing Director of Celltick India.

Celltick powers billions of mobile-initiated commerce transactions for virtual and physical goods serving more than 150 million active consumers across 25 countries.


About BSNL

It is one of the largest & leading public sector units providing comprehensive range of telecom services in India operating more than 100 Million lines. In fact there is no telecom operator in the country to beat its reach with its widenetwork giving services in every nook & corner of the country & operates across India except New Delhi & Mumbai.

About Celltick

Celltick is a global leader in home screen marketing. Celltick is unique in creating and managing mass market mobile marketing solutions for mobile operators, large media companies, device manufacturers and large brands while delighting users with a unique user experience. Celltick’s innovative products, robust relationships within the ecosystem and strong execution capabilities enable powerful distribution, high user retention and unmatched home screen monetization. The company drives billions of transactions annually across more than 150 million active consumers across its different mobile platforms in over 20countries. A rapidly growing company, Celltick has subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, South America and the U.S.  For more information, visit www.celltick.com.

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