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Telecel launches "CNN Mobile" and "netc móvel" News Service

From October 15 1999, Telecel is to feature a News Service with information from CNN and the “netc” portal.

The News Services will be available on the Telecel network both in English (CNN Mobile) and Portuguese (“netc móvel”), via Short Message Service (SMS). The services can be activated and customised through the Internet in or dialling 1848 for the “News Service Information”. Telecel will be the only Portuguese cellular operator to provide mobile Customers with information services customised via the Internet.

Following their preferences, Customers choosing to opt for these services will have access to national and international news, sports results and events, information about show business, world-wide weather forecasts, stock markets, travelling, as well as other convenient information broadcast by CNN and “netc”.

Each News Service SMS received by Telecel Customers will be charged at a standard rate of PTE 12. Vitamina Customers will be billed, by decreasing the SIM card balance, either after 10 messages has been received or 15 days after the first message has been received.

All prices include VAT