More Carriers Begin Implementing SMS Interoperability

Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
March 2002
Wireless Week;3/4/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the trend of offering intercarrier text messaging among wireless communication carriers in the U.S. Examples of carriers that are planning and have implemented intercarrier text messaging; Factor that has acted as a primary barrier to the widespread adoption of short messaging systems (SMS); Discussion on SMS as a business opportunity.


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