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1999 Emtel introduces new modes of communications with SMS, mobile email and 6-party conferencing. 2000 Emtel was the first to introduce the Short Message Service (SMS) 2002 introduction of SMS-based information provision and the launch of the first mobile internet portal in Mauritius bringing interaction between web and cellular phone.
Free was the third ISP in France to offer Internet access without a subscription or a surcharged phone number, on 26 April 1999. Unlike its predecessors in the niche of access without subscription (World Online on 1999-04-01 and Freesurf  on 1999-04-19), Free's offer was not restricted in time or number of subscribers.