Building The Next Generation Of Text Messaging
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 26/12/2008 01:19
CTIA has laid the groundwork for Enhanced Messaging, which is similar to SMS but enables users to include sound, animation, and presence in messages.
Text messaging has exploded in popularity in the last few years, and it has become a large revenue generator for wireless carriers.
But the industry isn't resting on its laurels, and the wireless association CTIA has laid the groundwork for the next generation of SMS messaging. The group Monday released documents that are aimed at helping mobile operators create interoperable "Enhanced Messaging" services.
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