Telenor Norway says TV talent competition voting pushes up SMS usage

Friday 2 November 2018 | 12:45 CET | News
Telenor Norway said that almost 4.2 billion text messages have been sent on its network so far this year, up from 4.1 billion for the same period in 2017. It said automated SMS, such as texts from vehicle workshops, account for approximately 53 percent of them. It said its record was during the final voting of NRK's 'Stjernekamp' TV talent competition, when transmission reached 2,661 texts per second, even exceeding previous New Year's Eve SMS rates.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telenor Norway
Countries: Norway
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