Campuses Go SMS

Rockwell, Mark
September 2006
Wireless Week;9/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p33
Trade Publication
The article focuses on an increasing trend of wireless communications in U.S. colleges. The installation of wireless text messaging systems aims to build a sense of community with students and establish a brand name according to Gerry Purdy, senior analyst of mobile and wireless at Frost & Sullivan. The text system offers an advantage to students without the need for an additional hardware or software.


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