Twitter Airtel deal adds 110 million potential users in India!
As of today, 110 million new people can tweet via SMS, all from the second-most populous nation in the world. Twitter, in an extensive announcement detailing its vision for making a global impact, announced that it had secured an SMS deal with India’s largest mobile operator, Bharti Airtel. Its customers can now send their 140 character updates via texting. While texting an update will still cost Indian customers, receiving SMS updates from Twitter will be completely free.