SMS taxi service now available in Chinese
Updated: 2005-03-23 09:15
The local taxi authority yesterday launched a
short message service for its citywide call center, providing locals with easier
access to book a cab.
The service allows people to send a short message
of their detailed location via their mobile phones to the call center's SMS
The call center will then try to find the nearest free taxis
and give the person a reply on whether it can dispatch a cab or not about 10
China Mobile subscribers can send their messages to
China Unicom users send messages to 2196965.
Shanghai Taxi Administration Office said that the short message service will no
doubt facilitate taxi booking for both passengers and call center staff alike.