Warid Launches Call and SMS Block Service

Lahore: Warid Telecom – the leader in mobile innovations after the phenomenal success of 9211 ‘Call Blocking Service’ now brings yet another extremely exciting value added feature that allows Warid users to block annoying SMS from any number and this enhanced feature of 9211 service is offered free of cost. Users can block unlimited on-net, off-net and international numbers by creating a block list for the obnoxious callers.

To set pre-recorded announcements against a specific caller, users can also choose from a wide range of existing list while they have an option of assigning self recorded announcements against the obnoxious caller numbers as well. There is another SMS Notification Service through which an alert is sent whenever the obnoxious caller tries to call.

Integrating SMS Blocking facility into its already existing Call Block 9211 service greatly enhances the utility of service from user perspective. Best understanding the needs of its customer, Warid manages a vast product portfolio of over 60 Value Added Services on IVR, SMS, MMS and EDGE.

For a detailed list of features and commands, please visit: http://waridtel.com/consumer/product/call_block_9211/index.php

Key Features:

· You can create a block list for the obnoxious caller(s) that will be maintained at our end which may contain unlimited on-net, off-net and international number(s).

· Once subscribed to the service the obnoxious caller(s) will be assigned a default announcement.

· You can also choose from a wide range of pre-recorded announcements against a specific caller(s).

· Express yourself in your own style as Warid also provides you with the option of assigning self recorded announcements (subject to approval) against the obnoxious caller’s number(s).

· You can also subscribe to the SMS notification service through which you have an option to be alerted whenever the obnoxious caller tries to call you.

· The service is available for both post-paid and prepaid subscribers

How to register:

The registration for “Warid Call and SMS Block 9211” service can be done by dialling 9211 or via SMS. The details for the same are provided below:

Dial IVR 9211 and follow the instructions to subscribe the service

OR

Type “ Sub ” in the SMS option and send it to 9211

Monthly subscription charges of Rs. 19+Tax shall be applicable for both prepaid and post-paid users.

Charges of Rs. 2+tax/minute shall be applicable.

Block List:

With “Warid Call and SMS Block 9211” service you can maintain a block list to restrict unwanted calls and SMS. A block list contains all the numbers that you have blocked and do not wish to receive calls from. The procedure for creating and maintaining the block list is as follows:

Adding a number to the block list:

· In order to add a number to your block list; send “block” 0321xxxxxxx  in a SMS to 420.

Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Removing a number from the block list:

· In order to remove a number from your block list; send “unblock” 0321xxxxxxx  in a SMS to 420.

Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Removing all numbers from the block list:

· In order to delete all the numbers added from the block list send “delete all” in a SMS to 420.

Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Retrieving all numbers added to the block list:

· To retrieve the numbers added to your block list send “List” in a SMS to 420. The character limit for an SMS is 160 characters.

Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Adding latest caller’s number to the block list:

· You can also add the latest caller’s number to the block list, type “Last” and send it as an SMS to 420. The system shall automatically detect the number from which you received the last call and add it to your block list.

Charges of Rs. 2+tax per SMS shall be applicable.

Default Announcement:

· Once you have subscribed to the service a default announcement against the obnoxious caller(s) in the block list shall be assigned.

“Muaziz customer aapka matlooba number ka sarif aap say baat karnay ka khwahishmand nahi”

Setting an announcement of your choice:

· If you wish to change the default announcement, you can select an announcement of your own choice from our wide range of amusing pre-recorded announcements. Simply dial 9211 from your mobile phone. Charges of Rs. 2+Tax per minute shall be applicable.

OR

· To choose an announcement via SMS type ann space   announcement code space mobile number on which you wish to assign the announcement  in your SMS and send it to 421. E.g Ann  space  ann code   space  0321xxxxxx

The list of pre-recorded announcements in English and Urdu is as follows:

Pre-recorded Announcements

 

Announcement Titles Announcement IDs Listen
Number Block kiya ja chukka hai 001 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Kiyay jayay phone 002 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Ha Ha Ha 003 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Aapko block liya ja chukka hai 004 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Apni qismat zyada azma lee 005 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Not get through 006 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Apka chehra dekhnay laiq hoga 007 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Dubara koshish mat kijyay ga 008 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Self destruct 009 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Dubara dial mat kijyay 010 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Aapki Bewaja calls 011 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
That’s what you deserve 012 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Bar bar mana karnay kay bawajood 013 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Bay maqsad amal 014 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Get a life 015 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Waqt ka achay tareeqay say 016 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
It would appear 017 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Number band Hai 018 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Just a hint 019 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Number Pohanch say door 020 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Number Masroof Hai 021 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Don’t try again 022 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Too fed up 023 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Not welcome 024 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Better use of time 025 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Not wish to speak to you 026 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Out of reach 027 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png
Number busy 028 http://waridtel.com/images/playbutton921.png

 

All recordings are in WAV format.

Charges of Rs. 10+Tax per announcement shall be applicable.

Self Recorded Announcements via IVR:

You can also record announcements (15 seconds long) in your own voice by dialling 9211 from your Warid number and following the instructions. The announcement(s) shall be subject to approval.

Charges of Rs. 2+Tax per minute shall be applicable.

For more information, contact:
Shahzad Ahmad
Public Relations Department
Warid Telecom (Pvt.) Limited
Phone: +92 322–4257777
Email: pr@waridtel.com
URL: www.waridtel.com

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