Using this service you can send not an email but a snail-mail (paper letters), telegrams, fax messages to any country of the world. You don't need for it anything except Internet access. Service sends letters to Russia on donation base – amount of your compensation and compensation itself fully depends on you. Letters to other countries and all other messages should be paid.
Unfortunately, payment via Robokassa is unavailable. Temporarily, I believe.
New option for telegrams - "Delivery notification". Enjoy!
We set the equal price for letters in any country.
Good news: letters and telegrams to Crimea now billed according to tariff zone "Russia". Don't forget to choose right country in address.
Happy New 2012 year!
Now you can top-up your account via PayPal - just make a transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
We're going to vacations, for 2 weeks. SMS, telegrams and telex messages will be delivered in automated mode, as usual. Letters will be collected till August, 1.
Due to database server failure we were offline during almost 20 hours total. Sorry for inconvenience, now we are up and running.
Rebate! For each telegram sent since now to May, 9 (inclusive), sender will get $1 back to his account.
BTW, now we have 25.000 registered users and counting.
We're going to vacations, for 2 weeks. SMS, telegrams and telex messages will be delivered in automated mode, as usual. Letters will be collected till August, 31.
Rebate! For each telegram sent since now to May, 9 (inclusive), sender will get rebate - $1.
Rebate! For each telegram sent since now to March, 8 (inclusive), sender will get rebate - $1.
Christmas and New Year action - for each telegram you send from 31 December 2009 to 10 January 2010 you'll get 1 USD back to your account. Happy New Year!
Send card telegrams (congratulations or condolence) without additional charge.
Sending telegrams is available again.
All systems restored, payments accepted.
Problem solwed. If you still getting errors with site or API - let me know.
Our site suffers from DDoS attack since today 9:40. Our hosting company noe tries to defend us, but no effect yet. If your can see this message - your are lucky man. Stay tuned.
Now released delivery confirmation for paper letters. If recipient will send special formed sms (text) message, our server will process it, and will notify (by email) the sender of the letter about success delivery.
Few days ago the number of registered users of the service had jumped over 14,000
Now you can receive notification from server about status of messages you sent. This feature is also available when sending via HTTP-API ("postback_url" parameter).
Happy New Year! My present - checkbox "Remember me" in authorization form. Good luck!
Added parameter "phones" for remote SMS-sending interfaces - it allows to assign full recipient's phohe number, without splitting it to country and region code.
We also accept payments in Money@Mail payment system. It allows to add money to account by credit card, unlike many other russian payment systems.
The site is now connected to three different SMSC (SMS-centers). That allows to cover all the planet, and also raises service reliability. If your SMS failed via one of them, it will be automatically forwarded to next SMSC without any delay.
Due to numerous customer requests, HTTP-interfaces now can be used with simple GET-requests with url-parameters.
Service successfully survives 3 weeks fully automated operation - no failures. Now the crew is onboard again.
Russian Post raised tariffs for letters outside Russia. Also letters to Armenia, Tajikistan and Ukraine now billed as international. Unfortunately, I should temporary suspend the rule by which account owners, having more than $25 on their balance, can send SMS messages for free.
Thanks to our sponsor Telegraph Pub now you can send letter or telegram to Saint-Petersburg (Russia) for free. Telegram cannot exceed 200 characters.
Owing to the support of our partner corp.smsmail.ru, now you can send SMS messages for 4 cents only! But you still need to have positive balance to use this service. Please, read "How to pay" page to find ways to fill up your account. Now we accept credit cards.
I forgot to tell you yesterday, that SMS will be sent for free, if your account balance exceeds $25.
We launched the new service of sending SMS messages to mobile phones. Service is available for registered users with positive account balance. If balance exceeds $1, price will be 6 cents for 1 SMS message. If balance is less than $1, message will cost 7 cents.
Due to a small bug in application, that sends notifications, some registered users got notification about message, they didn't actually send. The bug is fixed, we apologize to those, who was plagued with it.
We resumed accepting WebMoney, PayCash (RUR, EURO, UAH), e-Port, Yandex.Money and e-Gold (via ROBOXchange).
Our new sponsor - Send-A-Card.ru will pay for your letters to Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Estonia.
Our service now operates as usual.
I just opened new section "Directory" for all kind of directories: phone area codes and postal codes of Russia and many other countries, telex network codes etc.
Service grows. Finally, I set up a telex transmission.
New option - now you can send fax messages via our service. Enjoy.
Site moved to new location - now it hosted by MTW.
In next few days site is moving to new hosting facility, so we will be unavailable for some time. Don't worry, we'll be back ASAP.
Our partnership program started today. Every referral will bring you 5%-10% from each paid letter or telegram. Please, read instructions at "My partnership" page (available after authorization).
New option for letters available - "registered letter". Currently you can send registered letter to Russia only. Option "registered letter with delivery notice" coming soon.
Fixed minor bug with "extra" WebMoney invoices. Letters counter reached 4400.
This week our letters counter reached a 4000 mark.
Sorry for last days delay - we born a daughter Masha. All delayed letters will be sent today or tomorrow.
Joint action for WWII Victory Day: site "Gates to Germany" will pay for all your letters from Germany to Russia.
Now you can fill up your account with credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB). Read more here.
Happy New Year, dear visitors! My service takes a rest till Jan, 8, 2002. All letters, composed till that date will be accumulated, and sent after. Good luck in new year!
Now you can send me a custom picture - it will be automatically printed on every outcoming letter. This is for paid letters only, in free letters i print a sponsor's picture.
Please, if you do not know, what to write in some address fields (company name or area, for example) - leave them blank, do not enter dash or underscore.
After Nov 1 some difficulties would be possible accessing this site - server will move to another (faster) internet provider. Please, be patient, it will be up and running asap.
I put an answers on two most frequently asked questions in Help section.
Day four. Everything is OK.
If you are living in Moscow - you have an excellent chance to get a kitten - our cat presented us with stripy quadruplet. If you need one - let me know.
Passed the second day of active service load. The results are: more than 200 users registered, almost 400 letters written.
No one was paid. From that moment i'm forced to restrict sending of such "free" letters - now you can write for free only in Russia. Sorry. That will not affect users, who supported the service.
If you can read russian - look at russian version of news - maybe you'll find somethind interesting.
Finally, we opened! You need no more envelopes and postage stamps, walk to postoffice and leave your armchair at all. Sending a 'paper' letters now as easy, as sending a email. Just register and enjoy. Good luck!