Thursday, September 27, 2007

Which carrier is a cell phone on?

Displaying long SMS text messages on Blackberry devices

Verizon Wireless have posted a Blackberry v4.x upgrade at

This update will resolve the problem displaying long messages (>160 characters) on Blackberry devices. This upgrade is free, and provided by Verizon Wireless / Blackberry. Please review the software license and disclaimer information before choosing if you wish to install this update.

iPhone : Ability to receive SMS messages submitted in response to

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

CTIA SmartBrief report on Purdue University SMS test

Antonio Villacorta ( thought you might be interested in checking out an excerpt from CTIA SmartBrief.

Purdue uses text messages to notify students
Researchers at Purdue University recently completed an experiment to see how effective text messages were as a means of widespread notification. The test found that on average it took seven minutes to send out approximately 10,000 notifications, with only 30 participants not receiving the message. In 2006, the number of text messages sent increased 95% to about 158 billion, according to CTIA-The Wireless Association®. Indianapolis Star, The (9/25)

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Monday, September 03, 2007

Courtenay Heading

After 7 years as Business Development Director, leading the launch of 2sms into the USA, Courtenay Heading has accepted a Non Executive Director role at 2sms. He will continue to manage his investment in 2sms while seeking new opportunities for 2sms to pursue. All at 2sms thank him for his long service, and look forward to seeing him on a monthly basis in the Cranfield UK and Reston, VA offices.

Courtenay will continue to promote 2sms while taking up a number of other Non Executive Directorships in other organisations.