Text Message


Text message is a non-voice service provided by telecom operators where users can interact with each other in the form of written messages. At the time of its advent, text messages also known as SMS brought a revolution in the telecom industry. At its peak 90% users used Text message facility to communicate. It provided its users a means for short communication. This service is available for all service providers and is basically built based on the big 3 i.e. CDMA, GSM and TDMA network technology. However, craze is now fading. The texting trend is now falling with the advent of smartphones and increased internet service penetration. With the rise of new chatting applications that are exorbitantly cheap and often free, more and more users are now switching over to these applications.