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Mobilink Allows Its Users to Buy Pepsi Drinks with Mobile Balance

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Mobilink has partnered with Pepsi to launch new kind of vending machines, which will allow Mobilink users to get their desired drinks from the machine while paying through their available mobile balance. How does it sound? Interesting enough, isn’t it?

Here is how they are doing this:

Customer sends a blank SMS to a short-code, which in return sends a unique PIN code to be entered into the vending machine. After authorization the machine will get you the desired drink while money from your Mobilink balance will get deducted.

Mobilink has started to deploy such vending machines in Lahore and Islamabad, mainly in the universities. But we believe the idea can replicated at various other locations and for other consumer products as well.

Paying through Mobile Balance can altogether become a new payment channel for variety of things, ranging from Cinema tickets to website hosting payments.

How To Use This Service

Send a Blank SMS to the following short codes for your desired drink:

  • Pepsi: 7054
  • Aquafina: 7055
  • Sting Bottle: 7056

By sending a blank SMS to any of above short-code, user will get a 7 digit PIN code through SMS. Enter this PIN code into Machine to get your desired drink.

Pricing

Following are the prices that will be deducted from your mobile balane:

  • Pepsi: Rs. 35
  • Aquafina: Rs. 25
  • Sting Bottle: Rs. 55

There are no additional charges for the service. You will be charged price of the product only with no taxes involved.

Note:

  • This service is available for Mobilink prepaid and postpaid customers
  • A user cannot vend more than 5 drinks in a day
  • All complaints/Queries will be entertained by the Pepsi vending machine helpline: 051-2256166
  • Machine will not dispense the drink if it is switched off or if the keyboard is not responding
  • Do not press the vending selection button if red light is on. It means that the product is out of stock
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Mobilink Offers Unlimited Data Bundles with Huawei G700 and Y220

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Mobilink in collaboration with Huawei is offering Ascend G700 & Y220 as a means to further increase its smartphone subscriber base.

The Ascend Y220 is one of the lowest cost 3G smartphones in the market, and will enable Mobilink to capture market share in this category.

G700 boasts 720 x 1280 pixels & 5.0 inches display, 8 MP camera, Quad Core 1.2 GHz Cortex A-7 processor. The Y220 has a 320 x 480 pixels & 3.5 inches display, Dual Core 1 GHz processor.

The Acend G700 is priced at Rs. 25,899 while Y220 comes for Rs. 7,499.

Both these devices come with an unlimited data bundle offer from Mobilink for 6 months, with fair usage of 6GB.

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How to Subscribe Un-subscribe Mobilink MobiTunes and Charges Details

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Mobitunes – A new way to greet your incoming callers – instead of listening to the conventional ringing tone , with Mobitunes you can now make your callers listen to your chosen Mobitune.

How to Subscribe

Send ‘sub’ to 230 or dial 230.

How to Un-subscribe

Send ‘unsub’ to 230 or dial 230

Charges

Prepaid:
IVR Charges: Rs. 1.99+tax/minute
SMS Charges: Rs. 7.99+tax/sms
Subscription Charges: Rs. 1.4+tax/day

Postpaid:
IVR Charges: Rs. 1.99+tax/minute
SMS Charges: Rs. 7.99+tax/SMS
Subscription Charges: Rs. 45+tax/month

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Mobilink Becomes the World’s Fastest Growing Brand on Facebook

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Mobilink has been certified as the World’s Fastest Growing Brand on Social Media by Social Bakers, global provider of network statistics and analysis for the most commonly used social networks.

This is the first time a Pakistani Brand has led the global charts of any social media ranking. Social Bakers has also marked Mobilink as the most socially devoted Pakistani for a second consecutive month on all social fronts.

The achievement followed Mobilink’s fan base crossing the milestone of over 2.1 million Facebook fans and twitter followers growing to more than 89,000. This marks Mobilink as the leading telecom brand on social media with maximum likes on Facebook (www.facebook.com/mobilink) and the most followers on its twitter account (www.twitter.com/mobilink).

Ali Murtaza, Director Marketing Mobilink said, “The overwhelming response of our growing fan base on the social media and our leading statistics are reflective of our focus on providing the best customer experience on all fronts. As social media and mobile internet become a popular way of modern communication, Mobilink continues to empower its customers with the best online experience to create ‘A better every day’ for everyone.’

Mobilink has recorded the best response rate of 94% for customer queries on social media according to Social Bakers. The Twitter statistics issued by Social Bakers for the month of December show that Mobilink has escalated through the charts to reach the Klout score of 61 with a clear 5 points lead over the closest competitor as of January 1, 2014.

Mobilink’s dominant strategy of connecting with its fans on the social media was part of the launch of its new brand identity Har Dil – Har Din in June last year. Mobilink has since seen a significant increase in popularity and has been acknowledged for its online customer engagement to become the most followed telecom brand on the social media.

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Mobilink Introduces SMS Alerts for International Roaming Data usage

Mobilink has introduced free SMS alerts for its international roaming (IR) customers as a means to enhance Mobilink customers’ experience worldwide.

The service will provide Mobilink IR customers with their Data usage details every four hours keeping them aware of their usage and managing their budget accordingly.

Farid Ahmad, Vice President Marketing Mobilink said, “Mobilink is the operator of choice for the premium customers of Pakistan for the last two decades due to products and services that add value to their daily business and personal communication needs. Our SMS Alert is aimed at creating a better customer experience for our customers that frequently to other countries.”

The SMS Alert service empowers frequent users of international roaming data services by giving them the option to monitor their IR Data usage via text alerts. Users can choose to temporarily unsubscribe Data services from their handset to avoid bills beyond their budget.

The SMS Alert service is pre-activated for all existing & new international roaming subscribers. The service is provided free of charge in all countries where Mobilink offers International Roaming services.

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Mobilink Announces Q Mobile Noir Z4 from its Platform

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Mobilink, in collaboration with Q-Mobile, is offering Q Mobile Noir Z4 as a means of enhancing the bouquet of offers to its smartphone subscribers.

The phone will be available with a pre-loaded data bundle and be priced at Rs. 35,000.

Moied Javeed, Director Marketing Mobilink, highlighted “Mobilink is committed to offering innovative communication solutions to its customers with the latest mobile phones coupled with country’s best mobile internet offers. I am confident that the customers will enjoy our aggressive data bundle that comes with the Q Mobile Noir Z4 and make the most out of it.”

Q Mobile Z4 is a slim and smart single body device designed with a smooth finish with an excellent mix of technology. Z4 provides 32GB onboard storage, 13MP BSI sensor rear camera, 5MP front camera, 2GB RAM, Gorilla glass protection and comes with a 1.5GHz quad core processor.

Mobilink said that its data package with Q Mobile Noir Z4 will provide its customers with a powerful and unique mobile computing experience with unlimited data bundle offer for 6 months, with fair usage of 6GB.

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Mobilink Has Launched a Customer Centric Educational Campaign tilted ‘Tour de Shughalpur

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Mobilink has launched a customer centric educational campaign tilted ‘Tour de Shughalpur’’. This innovative and engaging activation aims at creating awareness about the opportunities possible with mobile internet usage in Pakistan.

The campaign is in line with Mobilink’s vision to bring the latest technology and services to customers utilizing its network across Pakistan. An innovative awareness activity was organized at the Lahore Press Club as a means of engaging media personnel to disseminate awareness amongst the masses.

The activation included a flight simulation for ‘passengers’ who could enjoy the world of mobile internet during their ‘Tour de Shughalpur’.

Moied Javed, Director Marketing Mobilink highlighted, ‘As the market leader, Mobilink believes in taking responsibility for creating awareness about the opportunities available to our customers using the latest innovation and services possible on Pakistan’s fastest and most widespread mobile internet network. The campaign is specially aimed at educating the students’ community about the benefits of mobile internet.’

The ‘Tour de Shughalpur’ activation in strategic partnership with Huawei is spread over 45 days. The activity will be conducted across thirteen (13) cities of Pakistan, visiting 150 schools, colleges and universities and numerous market places. The activation will spread awareness about mobile internet usage through contests using the Mobilink internet network to access Mobimusic, Facebook, Wikipedia Zero, Twitter, etc.

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Nokia Asha 501 and Nokia Asha 210 Exclusive Offers By Mobilink Pakistan

 

 

 

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Mobilink has introduced Nokia Asha 501 and Nokia Asha 210, the two latest affordable smartphones from Nokia that offer best value for money for SMS and instant-messaging.  Mobilink customers can now enjoy exclusive offers on these new Nokia phones which come with Mobi Music Free Trial for 3 months and Free 300 MB Mobilink Mobile Internet for 6 months.

The Nokia Asha 501 provides instant access to your favorite apps, social networks and contacts. The Fastlane shortcut shows a collection of important applications onto a single screen for easy access.

The swipe motion makes switching between apps and tasks fast and easy. The Nokia Asha 501′s battery gives a 48 days of stand-by time. The phone comes with the latest Nokia Xpress Browser that compresses data by up to 90% allowing quick access to the internet with minimum resources.

The Nokia Asha 501 comes with changeable covers and is available in bright red and green, cyan, yellow, white and black. For Maximum protection, the phone comes with scratch-resistant glass screen.

The new Nokia Asha 210 offers a smarter way to interact on social networks. The QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi and a dedicated button that can be set-up for instant access to popular social apps like WhatsApp. The phone has a distinctive Nokia design and bold colors and is available in yellow, cyan, black, magenta and white.

Commenting on the launch of the two phones, Moied Javeed, Director Marketing Mobilink said, We have launched the Nokia 501 and Nokia Asha 201 with Mobilink’s Mobile Internet exclusively for Mobilink customers. We are sure that this offer will provide our customers with the best internet experience and value for money at the same time. We hope that our customers will make the most out of the offer to connect and interact with their friends and families.

  • The Nokia Asha 501 is available for PKR 10,100 and Nokia Asha 210 for PKR 7,800 from authorized Nokia distributors and retailers.
  • Both mobile phones come with a Mobi Music Free Trial for 3 months and Free 300 MB Mobilink Mobile Internet for 6 months.
  • The offer applies to prepaid customers only and will become effective as soon as you insert your Mobilink prepaid SIM in the phone on or before August 31, 2013.
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Mobilink has launche Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 in Pakistan with Nokia Partnership

Mobilink d Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 for its customers across Pakistan.This follows the success of Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620 launched by Mobilink earlier this year.

Mobilink’s prepaid customers can also avail a package deal with the Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 phones, including free 2 GB internet for three months and exclusive 15 days free trial of Mobi Music.

Farid Ahmed, Vice President, Marketing Mobilink highlighted, “The launch of Lumia 720 and Nokia 520 ensures that our customers have access to the latest cellular technology at competitive prices and bundled with the most attractive offers. The launch of the Nokia Lumia series with Mobilink’s Mobile Internet confirms Mobilink’s leading position in bringing best value for money to our customers.”

The Nokia Lumia 720 delivers a high-end camera performance at a mid-range price point. With a large f/1.9 aperture and exclusive Carl Zeiss optics, the 720’s camera is designed to deliver bright, clear pictures anytime of the day. There is also an option to add wireless charging with a snap on wireless charging cover.


Here are Lumia 720 Specs:

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  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8
  • 4.3 inch ClearBlack display
  • Super-sensitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • 9mm thick
  • Weight: 128g
  • 1Ghz dual-core Snapdragon processor
  • 512MB RAM and 8GB expandable memory
  • 6.7MP with Carl Zeiss lens, f/1.9 aperture & LED Flash
  • 720p HD video recording
  • 1.3mp front camera
  • Bluetooth 36.0, microUSB 2.0, NFC, GPS
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Wireless charging
  • Price: PKR 32,800

The Lumia 520 is Nokia’s most affordable Windows Phone 8 Smartphone, delivering experiences that match other high-end smartphones. The phone is priced at Rs. 18,800 for Mobilink customers.

Coming in multiple colors, Nokia Lumia 520 four-inch super sensitive touch screen makes for a more responsive and immersive content experience.


Lumia 520 Specs:

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  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8 OS
  • 4 inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels
  • Scratch-resistant and supersensitive display
  • 9.9mm thick
  • Weight: 124g
  • 1Ghz dual-core Snapdragon processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 5mp rear-facing camera with 720p video recording (no secondary camera)
  • Bluetooth 3.0, microUSB 2.0, GPS, Wifi
  • 1430 mAh battery
  • Available in White/Black, Cyan, Red and Yellow colours
  • Price: PKR 18,800
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Mobilink Offers Missed Call and SMS Service When Customers Don’t have Balance

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Mobilink is now offering this new service to its customers with which they will be able to generate missed calls and send SMS to their friends when they don’t have balance.

Mobilink said that customers will have to buy the bundle of 5 missed calls and 2 SMS for Rs. 2.25 plus tax per week. Once subscribed, customers can generate missed calls to let their FnF know that they want to get in touch. Customers will be allowed to send 2 text messages as well.

Subscription:

Customers have to dial *600# to subscribe to this service. Upon successful subscription, they will get a USSD notification as well as an SMS for subscription confirmation.

Generating Missed Calls and SMS:

In order to send missed call or SMS to B-Party, subscribers have to dial *600# from their prepaid SIMs. Following are the options available in this menu:

  • Send Missed Call: With easy steps, subscriber will be able to send a missed call
  • Send SMS: Subscriber can type his own SMS or choose from 7 default templates
  • Account Summary: This summarizes the remaining number of missed calls and SMS in customers account

Product Details:

  • By default 2 missed calls and 2 SMS will be allowed to subscriber without any fee deduction to experience the service
  • Upon being successfully charged, subscriber will be provisioned for weekly package of 5 missed calls and 2 SMS

Charges:

  • Subscription Charges: Rs.2.25+t/week
  • However a customer can also buy another package if his existing package gets consumed before the expiry of a week. In that case customers will be charged Rs.2.25+t upfront and his next week’s cycle will start from that time.

Note:

  • Missed call and SMS to B-party will be received in ‘09230XXXXXXX’ format
  • If an un-subscribed customer re-subscribes after he has consumed his default missed calls and SMS, he will not be given default SMS and missed calls again
  • He will be asked to purchase the weekly package to use the service
  • The deduction will be made in advance and missed calls & SMS will only be provided to charged subscribers. Subscribers who don’t get charged, will be in suspension state
  • On-net and off-net missed calls and SMS are allowed from this service
  • Service is only for prepaid customers
  • Subscribers can also buy another package of missed calls and SMS before the expiry of week
  • Call and SMS block subscribers will not be sent missed calls or SMS from A-Party
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