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New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap

DUBAI // A new SMS service has been launched by the RTA allowing public transport users in Dubai to check the next available time of the bus or train they need.

To check Metro timings, send an SMS with the letter D followed by a space and the name of your station and platform name to 5223. For example, you might send D Union Station – Jebel Ali Platform.

To find out which buses will be departing from your bus station, send the letter D followed by a space and the bus station number to 5223.

You can also send your specific route number number or a specific time using the 24 hour format to find out when the next bus on your route arrives, or which buses will be arriving after a certain time.

newsdesk@thenational.ae on tap

DUBAI // A new SMS service has been launched by the RTA allowing public transport users in Dubai to check the next available time of the bus or train they need.

To check Metro timings, send an SMS with the letter D followed by a space and the name of your station and platform name to 5223. For example, you might send D Union Station – Jebel Ali Platform.

To find out which buses will be departing from your bus station, send the letter D followed by a space and the bus station number to 5223.

You can also send your specific route number number or a specific time using the 24 hour format to find out when the next bus on your route arrives, or which buses will be arriving after a certain time.

newsdesk@thenational.ae

etisalat gears up to offer mobile remittance services


etisalat gears up to offer mobile remittance services

By Nadia Saleem, Gulf News Staff Reporter
Published: April 02, 2008, 00:01

Dubai: etisalat is poised to start offering mobile remittance services in June this year, a move that promises to help millions of expatriates send money in seconds instead of queueing at the exchange houses every month.

etisalat officials on Tuesday said it has started the mobile remittance pilot project to India in partnership with mashreq, Tata Communications, Idea Cellular and HSBC India.

It expects 350,000 users to avail the services next three years. Nearly 80 per cent of the UAE’s more than five million population are expatriates, the majority of whom remit money regularly.

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