Movistar offers MSN Messenger

19 Dec 2006

Argentinian mobile operator Movistar, a subsidiary of Spanish cellco Telefónica, has teamed up with US software firm Microsoft to offer MSN Messenger and Hotmail e-mail services over its GSM network. Movistar, which has over ten million subscribers in Argentina and intends to invest USD246 million during 2007, is offering the Microsoft services for free until the end of 2006, and already has 30,000 users.