March 4, 2008

Filipinos Sends 1 Billion SMS Daily

Wow, the Filipinos are pretty hardcore. In 2007, averaging 1 billion text messages sent per day. In this article, there are some interesting facts:
* 8 million plus Filipinos overseas usings SMS as their primary method of communication
* Text message played an important role over throwing their president in 2001
* The SMS has been doubling since 2005 (250M), 2006(500M)
* The rate to afford mobile is reasonable. As little as 2.5 cents per msg.
[Thanks for sending this one in, Mark]

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