November 4, 2011

Text messaging is still the biggest earner for mobile operators Research

texting-group.jpeg A study by UK-based Portio Research indicates that the worldwide mobile messaging was the highest earner in the industry, raking in US$179.2 billion in 2010 alone. MyOnline reports.

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quotemarksright.jpg-- Mobile message should generate US$200 billion in 2001

-- SMS alone generated US$114.6 billion worldwide in 2010.

-- SMS has generated US$585 billion for operators worldwide since it was invented in the mid-1990s.

-- Growth of worldwide SMS revenue will slow post-2011.

-- But for now, mobile network operators should focus on the fact that SMS would generate more than US$1 trillion over the next seven years.

-- MMS generated some US$32.5 billion of revenue worldwide in 2010 from a total of 249 billion MMS. quotesmarksleft.jpg

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