Text messaging

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

Alternatively referred to as an SMS messaging, text messaging is the process of sending a digital note that may be received on cell phones or other portable devices.

How much does it cost?

Depending on the service provider, there may be an additional fee for the text messaging; however, most mobile service providers include it in the majority of their plans.

When was the first text message sent?

The first SMS message was sent by Neil Papworth on December 3rd of 1992. The 22-year-old engineer used his personal computer to send "Merry Christmas" via the Vodafone network to the phone of Richard Jarvis.

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