Group 1-3 - Text Messaging Scott Cullinane Cynthia Nichole...

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Text Messaging Scott Cullinane Cynthia Nichole Parsons
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Terminology SMS Short Message Service The communication service that allows the sending of up to 160 characters per message. Different alphabets may be limited to less characters Example: In Chinese the maximum SMS size is 70 characters. The limit prevents overloading the network Note length limitations can vary slightly depending on the network, phone model, and carrier. The most widely used data application on the planet 2.4 billion active users GSM Global System for Mobile communications
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History Technically not what modern day would consider a text message; but the first claimed text was done by beeper, with upside down numbers that could be read as words. However, it wasn’t until 1993 when it was developed into what we would use today. The use of texting was slow to start, due to issues with how the companies would bill for the service. Today, the number and frequency of use is rapidly increasing. In Europe, 85% of mobile phone users are active text users
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course EEL 3531 taught by Professor Llewelyn during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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