Ufone has always been at its best when it comes to new and innovative value added services. Keep up with this tradition Ufone is now offering a set of four location based services (LBS) under the brand name UTrack. These service will allow users to find or locate friends, family, POI near the user, or monitor employees and work force.
UTrack services have the following feature
With UTrack Find you can choose to find any of the following:
Terms & Conditions:
- Find your friends location - you can request the location of any Ufone user.
- Find your own Location – if you're lost and wish to know where you are this feature will help you know where you are.
- Find your Place of interest - locate businesses like restaurants, boutiques, Banks, etc. within the area that you may be.
- Users can now see the list of MSISDNs they have allowed to check their location by sending an SMS on Short 2002
- Users can get help through sending an SMS to short code 2002
- Any Ufone customer can initiate the request to track any other Ufone user. Simply SMS 'Find recipients number' e.g. 'Find 923335199942' to 2002
- You can only find the users location if the recipient accepts your request, the following are the options the recipient will receive:
- 1. Yes, Just this time.
- 2. No.
- 3. Always.
- If the recipient chooses option (1), the sender will receive the location of the User.
- If the recipient chooses option (2), the sender will receive a message that " the recipient has denied your request to locate his/her location"
- If the recipient chooses option (3), the initiator can track the location of the recipient anytime without requiring permission. This permission is valid for 180 days.
- Except in case of unlimited permission, whenever the subscriber sends a request to track the location, the recipient will receive an SMS notifying them that their location has been tracked by the initiator.
- To de-activate this permission, recipient should SMS 'No initiators number' e.g. No 92333519xxxx' to 2001. This will discontinue the permission the user had to access your location.
- In case of unlimited permission the user will not be notified when they are tracked.
- You can also track your own location. Simply SMS 'Find Me' or 'Find your own number' e.g Find 923335199942 to 2002. You can also locate popular places like restaurants, hotels, ATM's and tourist spots in the vicinity. SMS 'Find Near' to 2002 and get the following list of categories to choose from, the information will be given of Point Of Interest within a range of 2 km.
- 1. ATMs & Banks
- 2. Attractions
- 3. Community
- 4. Education
- 5. Emergency
- 6. Entertainment
- 7. Food
- 8. Fuel
- 9. Lodging
- 10. Offices
- 11. Shopping
- Within every category you will be given a list of information from which you can pick a specific sub category for which you require further details for.
- In some categories you can reply with 'M' to get more options, e.g. in restaurants you will get ten categories, to get a list of more restaurants reply with 'M'.
- Rs. 3/- + tax per request.
- No subscription is required for this service. You will be charged on a per-request basis.
- The service is available to both prepaid and postpay subscribers.