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Free Twitter Access on Airtel Mobile Phone Connection

Trivandrum 8 December 2011: Bharti Airtel became the first Indian mobile operator to permitfree mobile access to Twitter. From now till 1st March 2012, Airtel mobile customers can enjoy free access to Twitter via http://mobile.twitter.com, and can also use SMS shortcode 53000 to sign up for Twitter and even Tweet or receive Tweets from specified users, said Airtel in a release.

This service can be acessed even without activating GPRS in the customers sim.

To access the service follow the steps below
Twitter mobile website: Visit mobile.twitter.com (with or without GPRS subscription), follow simple sign up process by entering your mobile number and start using!
» Create new account on Twitter on SMS: SMS 'START' to 53000, upon receiving reply – SMS 'SIGNUP' to 53000. Next, type a username (unique and less than 15 characters) and send that to 53000. Once Twitter approves your username, you will get a confirmation message, prompting you to SMS a chosen password to 53000. On completion of this process, your Twitter account will be created. Sign up is only required if a user wants to tweet
» Follow specific Twitter users on SMS: To receive updates from a specific user, SMS ‘Follow ’ to 53000. Users can follow others on Twitter on SMS even without having a Twitter account of their own

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