Posted by Stuart Herbert on August 20th, 2008 in Uncategorized.

Last Thursday, twitter was forced to withdraw its free SMS alerts service to UK users. This was a big blow to us at Gradwell dot com, because we’d just started using twitter to push out service alerts to our customers.

Six days later, thanks to the power of symfony, PHP, mysql and q4m, we’ve built and launched a replacement service called This is a very simple-to-use prepay service that allows you to follow the friends of your choice on the mobile phone of your choice via SMS, and it’s now live :)

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