U.S. Users Catch SMS Craze

October 2001
Wireless Week;10/22/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 43, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the increasing popularity of short messaging services (SMS) in the United States in 2001. Response of carriers to the increased demand for SMS-capable cellular telephones; Number of text messages sent daily, according to the GSM Association.


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