Tuesday, August 03, 2010

SMS 25 Years Old Today

SMS 25 Years Old Today

Today, SMS (short message service) text messaging cellebrates its birthday. The service was technically created in 1985, however the use of this communications technological advantage containing the message "Happy Christmas" sent in the UK over the Vodafone network was not seen until the first was message was transmitted on 3rd December 1992.

The ubiquitous use of SMS generated global revenues, researched has shown, over $150 billion for 2009 and is forecast to reach $233 billion by the end of 2014, according to Sheri Wells of SMS Media Group.

SMS texting is used by the rich and famous, film stars, singers to the general populus and it is hard to think of anywhere in the world that hasn't used the SMS service. But there are Countries that do not have SMS currently. Do you know the names of those countries and what are their population sizes?

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