SEARCH

Technology » Gadgets

Updated: May 3, 2013 15:15 IST

Chat apps more popular than SMS

Comment   ·   print   ·   T  T  
Smart phone users tapped out an average of 36.6 billion messages every day last year, according to analysts at Informa, with the majority being sent by so-called chat apps which avoid mobile operators’ SMS fees. Graphic shows estimated numbers of chat app and SMS users and compares popular chat apps.
© Copyright 2013 Graphic News. Reprint by permission only. All rights reserved. Smart phone users tapped out an average of 36.6 billion messages every day last year, according to analysts at Informa, with the majority being sent by so-called chat apps which avoid mobile operators’ SMS fees. Graphic shows estimated numbers of chat app and SMS users and compares popular chat apps.

Smart phone users tapped out an average of 36.6 billion messages every day last year, according to analysts at Informa, with the majority being sent by so-called chat apps which avoid mobile operators’ SMS fees. Graphic shows estimated numbers of chat app and SMS users and compares popular chat apps.

Keywords: appssmart phoneschat apps

More In: Gadgets | Technology
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Internet

Technology


O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in Gadgets

In June this year, the U.S.-based tech giant had announced the ‘Android One’ initiative to bring in under-$100 handsets aimed at bringing the next one billion population to the Android operating system ecosystem.

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon to battle it out for Android One market

Competition in the booming multi billion dollar Indian smartphone market is further set to intensify with e-commerce giants Amazon, Flip... »