Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Telecom New Zealand launches Video Message service
Posted on 17-Dec-2004 11:14. | Tags Filed under: News.

Telecom New Zealand launches Video Message service
The Video Messaging service lets users record 15-30 seconds of “mobile movie” footage, including sound, with their mobile phone. This can be sent to others with a Telecom video phone, where it can be viewed instantly on their screen, or sent to the email addresses of friends and family anywhere in the world. If recipients have a text-capable phone, they will receive a link to a website where they can watch the video.

Telecom is currently offering the Sanyo 7400 (pictured), with a second video phone – the Samsung A680 – due to be launched in early January. All video capable phones are also capable of sending Photo Messages (MMS). The Sanyo 7400 is also Push-to-talk (PTT) capable, a service to be introduced next year.

Videos can be stored on the phone themselves and saved online alongside a customer’s photos in their Personal Online Gallery.

Video Messaging is free until the end of March 2005. From 1 April 2005, customers will be charged NZ$1.00 per recipient for each video message they send. It will still be free to receive a video message.

The company says that in 2005 customers with video capable phones will also be able to stream video clips directly to their mobile. A demo of the service including news and weather, music, entertainment, and sports footage is available now for customers who purchase a Sanyo 7400 mobile phone. The service is available on Telecom New Zealand's CDMA network.

comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by Hammerer on 22-Oct-2016 15:37 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4

Sony XZ Owners discussion
Created by networkn, last reply by tripp on 22-Oct-2016 16:48 (77 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6

Who is this women? She is possibly the most famous women on the internet and nobody knows who she is.
Created by jimbob79, last reply by cynnicallemon on 20-Oct-2016 13:28 (14 replies)

Labour weekend plans?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by joker97 on 22-Oct-2016 09:51 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Is windows 10 anniversary update causing you problems
Created by robjg63, last reply by mdav056 on 20-Oct-2016 14:01 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Don't worry about drugs. Helium possession is what will get you busted!
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 19-Oct-2016 11:11 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Staying charged in USA and Canada?
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by sbiddle on 21-Oct-2016 19:36 (12 replies)

Does anyone use Ebay?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by Dingbatt on 22-Oct-2016 16:19 (11 replies)