Now Vodafone App Stores in India with over 800 apps
Following Airtel, now it’s Vodafone which has launched its application store in India with global partners, Arvato Mobiles. Thought this news is in front of us today, the store surprisingly has been operational since the past 15th February. Vodafone chose to keep curtains down on the launch until it crossed a target of achieving 10000 downloads.
Vodafone application store offers its customers over 800 downloads in various categories such as news, sports, astrology, movies and games. Keeping 25% applications free, Vodafone has priced the other applications up to Rs 25.Games would be priced up to Rs 150. Not only this, a search facility is also available saving customers the efforts of browsing all applications to get to the one they are looking for.
Through applications such as “Jobs on Vodafone live” customers can search jobs for free less than one roof instead of browsing one website after another. In the games section, there are over 1000 games including Sachin Tendulkar cricket, Harry potter etc.Theres lots in store for customers in entertainment section too such as TV guides, stories, comics, trivia, and recipes etc.Astrology application enables the customers to know what the starts have in store each day.
Some of the Vodafone’s applications are targeted towards specific customer groups. As an example, the application “Portfolio tracker” would be of particular interest to stock market buffs. “Info services” application lets the customers receive timely information on travel, classifieds, banking etc.
Vodafone application store brings to its customers, both Indian and internationally developed applications. Customers can browse many applications by means of the tabbed browsing facility. Browsing experience is made easier by displaying the details of the application upfront. Vodafone seeks to continuously update the application database and provide its customers with newer applications. The company is seeking more VAS partners in this regard.
Vodafone subscribers can avail the benefits of applications store by sending a message ACT VL to the toll free number 111 (for postpaid) and 144 (for prepaid).The applications are also available via portal facility on Vodafone’s home page. Vodafone applications are available on GPRS enabled Vodafone mobile phone.