French Christmas SMS traffic up over 50% on last year

Tuesday 29 December 2009 | 09:17 CET | News
French mobile phone users sent some 274 million SMS on 24 December and 292 million on 25 December, or 64 percent and 55 percent more than last year, respectively, writes AFP based on operator data. As unlimited text messaging has become more popular, Orange France customers' SMS rose by 83 percent to 97.1 million on 24 December and by 49 percent to 103 million on 25 December. The number of MMS rose by 44 percent to over 1 million on the 25th. SFR customers' SMS were up 57 percent to 107.1 million on 24 December and by 55 percent to 113.6 million a day later. Bouygues Telecom recorded 70

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom / Orange Business France / SFR
Countries: France
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