TITLE

Smatphones free text apps threat to Operator's SMS

PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Flare (Pakistan);8/15/2012, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the projection made by research firm Ovum Ltd. that the contribution of the short message service (SMS) to telecommunication companies's non-voice revenues worldwide will decline from 57 percent in 2009 to 47 percent in 2012. It states that free smartphone applications and services would play a role in such decline. Moreover, Neha Dharia of Ovum asserts that smartphone services allow consumers to send text messages through various ways including social networks.
ACCESSION #
78568997

 

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