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    • txtWeb
      Imagine the Internet and more on SMS
      Visit us at www.txtWeb.com
    • Most of the connected people of the world have only a mobile phone without a data plan
      India Example
      Broad-band users ~8M
      Inter-net users ~45M
      Internet+ mobile data plan users ~50M
      Mobile phone users ~500M
      Total population ~1,150M
      Global approximations
      Highly connected5-10%
      Connected40-50%
      Area of focus
      Not connected40-55%
      Short Message Service (SMS) is the most widely used service by the connected populationof the world, with 2.4B active users, or 74% of all mobile phone subscribers
      Note: Rough approximations to explain the concept. Information is directionally correct
      Source: Internet & Mobile Association of India, 2009; Wikipedia
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    • txtWeb’s vision is to address a large unsolved pain of consuming services on a mobile phone
      txtWebVision
      Enable anyone to consume contents and/or services even with a low-end mobile phone with no internet connectivity through a single standardized global SMS platform
      Users
      txtWeb
      Business/Developers
      • Convenience
      • Convenient means faster &/or requiring less conscious effort by user
      • One-Stop Shop
      • Several services accessed through a single number
      • Standardization
      • Innovate
      • Seamless integration
      • Opportunity to impact millions
      • Own what you build
      • Provide Core Platform
      • Support Providers
      • Acquire & Support Users
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    • txtWeb – How does it work?
      It is simple! – SMS “HELP” to +9192433 42000
      It is FREE
      You will receive a welcome message from txtWeb with tips to help you get started
      OR
      You can SMS any of the sample keywords to try one of our already developed apps
      @movies – to get movie showtimes in your city
      @cribuzz – to circket live scores
      @hman – to play hangman
      @face - to update facebook status
      @weather – To get info on weather in your city
      Try over 300+ apps on www.txtweb.com
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    • txtWeb platform – How it works
      5
      High level architecture
      txtWeb
      Platform
      Phone Carrier
      Internet
      SMS
      HTTP
      SMS
      HTTP
      Developer APP
      txtWeb platform enables creation and consumption of interlinked information through SMS
    • txtWeb platform – Example
      6
      Step1: SMS to 92433 42000
      Message: dictionary happy
      Mobile number : 9991211212
      Step 3: HTTP Request: GET
      URL:/dictionary? Message=happy & Mobile number: <hash>
      Step 2: Accepts keyword and invokes the App URL
      Step 4. App
      Specific logic
      DeveloperApp
      txtWeb
      Platform
      Phone Carrier
      Internet
      SMS
      HTTP
      SMS
      HTTP
      Externally Hosted Environment
      Step 5: HTTP RESPONSE: 80
      <html> Happy is the same as joy </html>
      Step 6: SMS to9991211212
      Happy is the same as joy
    • Why build on txtWeb?
      Grow your business, connect with your customers in new ways
      Connect and share content with current constituency via SMS
      Expand user base - now reach even those without internet
      Minimal time investment
      • Get an SMS interface for your product or app in a jiffy
      • No coding work to “integrate” with txtWeb platform
      Zero infrastructure investment
      • We manage the whole back-end to SMS enable your app
       
      Bonus: 900 characters to the user
      • Normal SMS-based solutions send back 160 characters
      • txtWeb’s unique solution allows for almost 6x more content to be sent back to the user. Simply amazing!
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    • Platform advantages
      Simple, easy, open API
      Platform is programming language agnostic (use what you fancy – Java, PHP, Perl, Python)
      Platform provides SMS ⇌ HTTP transformation
      Makes developer’s life simple for delivering web app over SMS
      Developer focuses on building an HTTP based app
      No coding work to “integrate” with txtWeb platform
      Rapid development – Build, test and go live in no time!
      Emulator provides easy/instant testing
      Nothing to download for an end-user to use your app – SMS and go!
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    • What type of apps can I build on txtWeb?
      txtSite: Get your own site on SMS in less than 5 minutes!
      Static and structured content
      Published as information on SMS
      Zero Code
      Examples: Restaurant menu/timings, list of holidays
      txtApp: Can have an app up running in as little as 5 hours
      Dynamic content
      Personalized and user session based
      Implemented as a standard web-based application
      Programming language independent
      Examples: PNR status, games , status update Twitter/Facebook
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    • How to build a txtSite
      Login to http://txtweb.com
      Go to Build and List my Apps
      Create a new keyword
      Put in text against the keyword created.
      Click publish.
      Test your app by sending an SMS. Its that simple!!
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    • How to build a txtApp
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      Login to http://txtweb.com
      Go to Build and List my Apps
      Create a new keyword
      Map your keyword against an external facing Web URL.
      Click publish.
      Test your app by sending an SMS. Its that simple!!
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      Excited?
      To learn more visit
      www.txtweb.com