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IP mobile messaging to catch up with SMS this year - study

Thursday 24 January 2013 | 13:13 CET | News
Worldwide IP-based mobile message traffic is expected to catch up with SMS this year, at nearly 10 trillion each, according a study by business mobile systems integrator Tyntec and GigaOM Research. IP mobile messages using OTT technologies such as WhatsApp and Facebook Chat are projected to overtake SMS in 2014 and to reach 15 trillion units by 2016, compared to 11 trillion SMS by the same year. According to the study, users are forced to switch between IP-based messaging and SMS, as they migrate to lower cost messaging services, due to a lack of interoperability and inconsistent delivery of

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / TynTec / WhatsApp
Countries: World
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