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SMS marks 25th anniversary

Friday 1 December 2017 | 12:11 CET | News
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The SMS will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 03 December. On that date in 1992, Neil Papworth at Sma Group sent from his computer the first SMS to Vodafone UK's mobile network, with the message 'Merry Christmas'. Few guessed then that it would end up a major cash cow for mobile operators. 

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