Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of a unique new service called 24×7 Emergency Alert Service which allows customers to alert closest 10 family & friends with just one call.
This emergency service which is quite innovative can come handy during the times of natural calamity & medical emergencies.
When there is an emergency, Airtel users can easily send an alert to up to 10 closest loved ones simultaneously with their geographical location with just a call or a SMS which could in turn could get them help.
Airtel subscribers who opt for this service can even send a SMS ‘SAFE’ indication to a predefined group of 10 family members and friends and keep them informed of their well-being especially when out alone and during any natural calamity or disaster.
For activation: Users can activate this service by dialing 55100 and follow menu options. You will be charged Rs.30 for 30 days.
Add the 10 numbers: You can then identify your closest 10 loved ones by adding their number by messaging START <MobileNumber1>, <MobileNumber2>, <MobileNumber3> up to 10 numbers.
To Inform them of your safety: SMS SAFE to 55100 to reassure loved ones that you are safe.
Send an emergency alert: When in an emergency and unable to talk, give a call to 55100. Your family will receive voice and SMS alerts with your location details. If you are unable to decide as to whom to call, just SMS HELP to 55100 and an alert will be sent out to all your closest 10 loved ones.
Indeed a nice concept from Airtel which could be helpful to a lot of people including, teenagers, working women, retired population, migrant workers to name a few, in many emergency situations.