Rajaraman, though, said the USSD
message, opens up an entirely new horizon for Mobile Connect, especially suited to India.
is a mobile communication technology that is used to send text between a mobile phone and an application program in the network.
Usually, it is by SMS, on website, through mobile apps or using USSD
. This MMID and mobile number are the only information that the beneficiary (payee) must share with the payer to receive money.
Due to USSD
's simplicity and robustness, we can also utilise it as a backup channel in developed regions to ensure a user's accessibility to their accounts," said Peter Cook, CEO of Novatti.
The WisdomTree USSD
fund launched July 21, 2015 so it's too early to judge its performance, although the underlying investment theme makes sense.
menu (available to VivaCell-MTS' subscribers only) and through website by visiting www.mts.am/mobidram or
is a communication channel that offers interactive capabilities supported by all kinds of mobile phones, from the basic handsets to flagship smartphones, requires no mobile data connection and with same the functionality even while roaming.
Shadli Al Abdulsalam, senior manager (Product Development) at Omantel consumer unit said, "The new service provides Hayyak customers with the opportunity to transfer credit instantly and securely to mobile numbers with more than 200 operators in 100 countries in different parts of the world." Hayyak customers can transfer credit to their family members and friends abroad by using the USSD
code *404# and follow instructions.
ESET has released a fix for the USSD
vulnerability that threatens certain Android-based mobile devices.
A session-based Global System for Mobile (GSM) protocol known as Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD
) can carry the malicious code.
The service, powered by the company's mobile social networking platform Xumii, presents the user's social network activity on-screen as text using the USSD
Alternatively, if a Nawras Mousbak prepaid option is preferred, this can be purchased separately and the easy-to-use USSD
application can be used for balance checking as well as recharge.