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MMS is an abbreviation of multimedia messaging service. This is most commonly used with mobile phones to send a picture/song/video to someone else. • It has extended the core SMS (short message service) which is the standard messaging service for up to 160 characters of text. What can be in a MMS? • Formats that can be used in MMS are: • Text, which can be formatted with colours fonts etc. • Images, in a JPEG or GIF file. • Audio, in MP3 or MIDI files. • Video, in an MPEG form. • MMS messages can also be sent to email addresses. • MMS also has no size limit, however for larger MMS messages, a 3G (3rd generation) phone is required. What are it’s uses? • In private use, MMS is often used to send pictures via mobile phone to friends and family etc. • MMS in public use is uncommon although can be used for advertising, by sending an image out to a quantity of mobile numbers, and can also be used to send resources to students etc. • MMS can be used in companies/businesses for example, companies can send MMS messages to subscribers, enquirers or customers. Components: Center MMSC is responsible for handling transactions from MMS phones and transactions from other messaging systems (e.g. other MMS systems, email systems, etc.). MMSC is also in charge of temporarily storing messages that are awaiting retrieval from recipient MMS clients.
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  • Fall '19
  • Universal Mobile Telecommunications System, CDMA2000, Multimedia Messaging Service

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