Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
More than 25 billion SMS to be sent in the UK during 2004
Posted on 29-Aug-2004 23:21 | Filed under: News



The strength of texting growth can be seen throughout 2004, where figures have exceeded 2 billion a month since the beginning of the year, compared with a total of 20.5 billion text messages for the whole of 2003.

July 2004 figures show an upward trend to 2.15 billion, according to figures released by the Mobile Data Association (MDA). Person-to-person texts sent across the UK GSM network operators increased by 28% on the total sent during the same period in 2003, and a daily average of 69 million compared to 54 million in July 2003.

These figures received an added boost on the 19th August with a total of 81 million text messages sent on the day when students shared their 'A' Level results and success with friends and family. This shows an increase of 21% on last year, and a year on year increase of 14 million text messages sent at this time.


More information: http://www.mda-mobiledata.org...







Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

White Island eruption
Created by Fred99, last reply by Fred99 on 11-Dec-2019 23:30 (134 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Rental Car Pricing in Dunedin and San Fran Hotels!
Created by networkn, last reply by jnimmo on 11-Dec-2019 20:20 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


BBQ season 2019 - 2020
Created by freitasm, last reply by networkn on 11-Dec-2019 12:51 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Are these unreasonable renovation costs?
Created by pavelmac, last reply by MadEngineer on 11-Dec-2019 22:51 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Spark outage 7 dec
Created by funnyfela, last reply by noroad on 10-Dec-2019 11:06 (70 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Calls suspended for exceeding the 'Fair Use' policy
Created by kiwibob1, last reply by SaltyNZ on 8-Dec-2019 19:12 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Can you help me with numeric psychometric tests?
Created by HelpAli, last reply by floydbloke on 10-Dec-2019 12:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Kiwisaver withdrawals - not so fast
Created by OldGeek, last reply by Jase2985 on 11-Dec-2019 20:45 (14 replies)