New Year SMS traffic rises to 768 million in France

Monday 3 January 2011 | 11:36 CET | News
Some 768 million SMS were sent on the night of 31 December and on 1 January in France, including 400 million on the last night of 2010, AFP reports, based on operator figures. SFR announced that its customers sent 400 million SMS on the two days, compared to 282 million a year ago. Bouygues Telecom said 242 million SMS were sent between 31 December at midnight and 23:59 on 1 January, up 31 percent on last year. Around 150 million SMS were sent on 1 January. Orange France did not give figures for 1 January but said that SMSs were up by 18 percent to 126 million between 21:00 on 31 December and

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