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MDA: Text Messaging Soars

UK's Mobile Data Association says number of text messages sent in October set another new record at 2.9B

November 25, 2005

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K. -- Further testimony to the MDA forecast for 2005 is reflected in October’s text messaging total, setting another new record with a staggering 2.9 billion messages sent during the month and an average of 93.5 million text messages sent per day, according to figures released today by the Mobile Data Association (MDA). Person-to-person texts sent across the UK GSM network operators last month show an increase of 25.7% on the total sent during the same period in 2004. The MDA’s annual forecast for 2005 is 32 billion with a cumulative total to date of 29 billion.

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