Is Voice Mail at Risk in the Wireless Future?

Harper, Tom
June 2005
Wireless Week;6/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 13, p31
Trade Publication
Focuses on the popularity of text messaging over voice mail among younger subscribers. Factors that affect the decision of the youth in using voice mail; Comparison of the simplicity in sending a text message and a voice mail; Percentage of a decline in voice mail usage in 2003 and 2004 according to TeleMessaging Industry Association data.


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