Giving Voice to SMS

Alleven, Monica
December 2007
Wireless Week;12/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the uses of voice short message service (SMS). Said mobile service can be a replacement for a call and adds emotions to SMS and fosters time management. Each voice SMS lasts for thirty seconds which can accomplish as much as five minutes of typing a message. According to the article, for this service to reach its potential, intercarrier interoperability must be achieved.


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