Mumbai, Nov 22 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Jaxtr Inc., founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Yogesh Patel, on Tuesday announced the launch of JaxtrSMS, a cross-platform, open texting application to send SMS to anyone in the world for free.
Via JaxtrSMS, a mobile user can send a text SMS to any mobile phone in the world without requiring the receiver to have the JaxtrSMS application installed on her phone.
JaxtrSMS retains the number of the user and no new number is required while signing up for the JaxtrSMS service.
Sabeer Bhatia, CEO & Co-Founder, Jaxtr Inc. and Co-Founder of Hotmail, said at the event, “15 years ago, we gave you Hotmail.com, the world’s first webmail service that freed up e-mail from the confines of the desktop and aided the creation of a global communications network which was completely open and free for users.
“The fact that our application has been downloaded by users across 197 countries in just a few weeks since our soft launch amply reflects our belief that JaxtrSMS will prove to immensely useful to mobile users across the world.”
Yogesh Patel, President & Co-Founder, Jaxtr Inc., said, “JaxtrSMS was completely developed in India. I am proud to showcase this as an example of Indian innovation and ingenuity.”
JaxtrSMS can be downloaded from www.jaxtrsms.com or from the app store on the handset for free and is compatible with all mobile operating systems including the iPhone, Blackberry, Android and J2ME.