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Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) has introduced “Bill Alert Service”

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) has introduced “Bill Alert Service” for the facilitation of its landline and wireless postpaid customers.

The newly introduced service has been launched to facilitate the customers and save them from any hassle of additional surcharge in case of late depositing of bill. With this service PTCL customers will be informed about their total bill amount and due date of payment through an SMS alert on 10th and 17th of each month so that they can deposit their bill on time.

Customers can subscribe to this service free of any charge on PTCL order helpline by getting their active cell number updated in the profile on which they want SMS Alert.

The added advantage is that customers can also deposit their bill in any PTCL One Stop shop by showing this SMS.

SEVP Commercial Naveed Saeed on the launch of this unique service said, that it’s a great pleasure for Pakistan Telecommunication Company limited to provide our customers with PTCL Bill Alert service. He further added that in this contemporary era our schedules have become so hectic that we tend to forget or delay at time the things of prime importance.

Depositing of our bill is one such thing. We at PTCL, have introduced this unique Bill Alert service to give our customers reminders through SMS to save our customers from any inconvenience as a result of late or no deposition of their bills. He further exclaimed that at PTCL, our customers have always been our top priority and we design products and services keeping in view their maximum benefit.

Aasif Inam EVP Consumer Services said that the bill alert service has been especially designed for our customers who are unable to receive their bills on time or forget to pay them due to some reason.

The SMS alerts on the 10th to 17th of each month would act like an additional aid in remembering to pay their bills on time so that they can keep on availing the best telecom network in Pakistan. This would also reinforce PTCL top of the mind presence and image as a customer centric organization. He further added that PTCL is planning to introduce more such services for facilitating its customers to meet their present day demands.

Any further information about the service will available on helpline: 1236.


Call Summary Report at end of Call

Ufone is introducing this service called “Call Summary Alerts”, that will offer Call duration, Call cost and remaining balance at the end of each call – service cost is Rs. 10 plus tax per month.

Many customers may not need this service, especially those who don’t check balance more than once a day. For example, if you check your balance twice a day, it means 60 times a month = 60 x .12 = Rs. 7.2

By the way Warid also alerts its subscribers the remaining balance, at the end of each call – and this service by Warid is free.

How to subscribe:

Call 127 and follow the procedure to activate Ufone Call summary Alerts. After successful subscription, call summary will be received in following format as a flash message:

Call Duration:XXXXSec, Call Cost:Rs.XXX, Balance: Rs.XXXX.0


Monthly Subscription charges- Rs. 10 + Tax.
If sufficient balance is available, you will be subscribed.
If the mentioned balance is not available, Weekly Subscription charges- Rs. 3 + Tax will be deducted. If the later mentioned amount is available, you will be subscribed.
If the mentioned balance is not available, Daily Subscription charges- Rs. 0.50 + Tax will be deducted.
If you get subscribed on weekly or daily basis, at the end of the week or day, system will again try deducting subscription fee in the same pattern as mentioned above.
How to Unsubscribe

Call 127 and follow the procedure to deactivate the service

Update: Those who have subscribed to Voice Bundles, will not receive SMS alerts, until their bundle minutes are used


Get SMS Notifications with Google Calendar

Gmail by Google ranked top visited website,Have a nice webmail service. Now Gmail Labs comes with an option to Keep Google Calendar Gadget open all the times – with Calendar Gadget you can easily add/edit your schedule, meetings, reminders,messages and so on with Google Calendar. Go into Gmail’s settings-> Labs and enable Calendar Gadget

Here is the URL: www.google.com/calendar/

You may need to setup your Google Calendar account once and that’s it. Moreover, you can synchronize Google Calender with various devices, including OutLook, iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia phones and so on. Once setup, you can share your calendar with others your colleagues, friends and so on. So there are plenty of options that are so rich to make Google Calender one of best online tool for managing your time.
How to Set SMS Notifications:

after next – go to setting (button available on top right) and change your preferences as per your requirements. Enable SMS alerts via going into Mobile Settings..

Save settings and exit. Now you are ready to add your alerts entries to your calendar.

Good thing about Google Calendar is that it can send you notifications on your email and on phone via SMS (all Pakistani networks supported).

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