Ufone has activated video sms service for 3G users. This offers will allow 3G consumers to send and receive video messages. The receiver will be able to play the video SMS instantly however in case he/she does not have video call enabled smartphone, an SMS containing a URL will be sent by the company which can be utilised later. Additionally, the receiver is not necessarily required to be a Ufone customer only as the subscriber of any other operator in Pakistan would be able to receive the video SMS.
To activate video messaging service, Ufone 3G subscribers will be required to dial 44 before the dialing the desired number, after which a menu will be opened to record video SMS. As said by the company, the users will be charged Rs.1+Tax per minute for sending the video SMS to the desired number.
All the postpaid and Prepaid customers of Ufone will be able to avail the video SMS service of the company. However, it is important to note that Ufone had already launched its own cheapest 3G smartphone in August of the previous year with the name of Ufone Smart U5.