By Derek Iwasiuk Domain name registrar VoxDomains.com announced a new enhancement to its
Web-based email product - short message service (SMS) integration, also
called text-messaging service. The new feature lets subscribers to
Registrar’s Web-based email instantly send text messages, as well as
October 09, 2006
All customers get free Complete Email
($9.99/yr value!) with new domain registrations, transfers and
renewals. It is fraud, spam and virus protected (essential for small
businesses) and 25MB total storage.
With the texting feature
now in VoxDomains.com’s Webmail, moms can instantly send reminder
emails to kids and text them at the same time so they don’t forget
homework. Sports fans can catch the latest scores and chide their
friends who are at the game. All of this from your desktop—which means
no clumsy thumbing in messages on your wireless phone anymore.
how it works: Customers can access their Web-based email accounts as
they always have, but now a drop-down menu gives an option to select
email only, text message only or both. A simple cell phone field in the
user’s address book drives the feature. In addition, VoxDomains.com
includes a function that allows users to keep within the 160 character
limit required by cell phone carriers for text messages.