Critics: SMS To Occupy Niche In U.S

Smith, Brad
October 2001
Wireless Week;10/8/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 41, p22
Trade Publication
Focuses on the views of telecommunication critics on the potential of short messaging service (SMS) to gain popular market in the United States. Views of Donald Longueuil, an executive from Chaners In-Stat Group, on the possible niche of SMS market in the country; Reason for the slow growth of SMS market among mobile consumers; Other forms of messaging.


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