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History of Short Message Service (SMS) -Technology Times


As per theinformation/statistics from Wikipedia, short message service was first sentthrough Vodafone GSM network in the United Kingdom. On 3rd December 1992, the handsetwhich used this service first was termed as Orbitel 901 handset.  The person who sent the SMS was NeilPapworth. The text read as “Merry Christmas”.

The technology behind the sendingand receiving of SMS lies back to 19 years back.  It was first develo0ped by the company termedas Franco-German GSM cooperation in 1984 by Friedhelm Hillebrand.  It was then sent after eight years as a simpletext “Merry Christmas”.
So the text message techniqueturns 19 years old today in 2012.  Everyone of us uses this service in our daily lives. Sometimes it is best to send a SMS then to make a call to the otherend.  In 2010, SMS texts sent was made$114.6 billion in revenues worldwide.  Thisstatistics is increasing everyy7ear and it’s building the telecom systems withmore features and generating much revenue than ever.  So, this is the all story of our own SMSservice which has turned to 19 years old and still it’ll be the best service asfar as the telecom communications is concerned.

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