Yes, Asaf, the cost for one SMS would be approximately 50 paise or 0.01 USD.
For certain subscription plans, SMS will be free upto a ceiling of 250 or more 
per month.

- Sundar

 "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for 
the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture


>
>From: Asaf Bartov <asaf.bar...@gmail.com>
>To: Discussion list on Indian language projects of Wikimedia. 
><wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
>Sent: Wed, February 2, 2011 5:00:00 PM
>Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] SMS WIkipedia app in India
>
>
>Does ordering this content via SMS cost any money?
>
>
>   Asaf
>
>
>On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 2:39 AM, Barry Newstead <bnewst...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>Hi all,
>>
>>We just had a demo of an interesting SMS application called txtweb. It is a 
>>beta 
>>platform     that allows content developers to publish their content using an 
>>    
>>apps model.  It was developed by some engineers at Intuit as a side     
>>project 
>>a few months back.
>>
>>They have developed an app for English Wikipedia that has been     rolled out 
>>in 
>>India.  The whole platform is India only for now.  
>>
>>
>>How it works: 
>>Type: @wikipedia<space><article name> e.g., @wikipedia     mumbai gets you 
>>the 
>>Mumbai article. 
>>
>>Send the SMS to 92433-42000
>>Links have a letter associated with it e.g., (B)Maharashtra. If you     reply 
>>(B) it will send you that article.
>>
>>It would be great if folks tried out the service and provided     feedback to 
>>us 
>>(and we'll pass it on). I've set up a page on     Strategy Wiki for people to 
>>add comments: http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Txtweb_feedback
>>
>>I'm particularly interested in how folks use such a service and     whether 
>>the 
>>limited length of the message delivers a decent user     experience.  Also, 
>>how 
>>would you improve the UI.
>>
>>Feel free to pass this on to other lists or groups.
>>
>>Best,
>>Barry
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 
>>--  Barry Newstead Chief Global Development Officer Wikimedia Foundation Tel: 
>>+1-415-839-6885 x. 6634 Skype: barry.wikimedia Twitter: @bazanews 
>>
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>
>-- 
>Asaf Bartov <asaf.bar...@gmail.com>
>
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