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Short Message Service (SMS) is the text communication service component of phone, web, or mobile communication systems, using standardized communications protocols that allow the exchange of short text messages between fixed line or mobile phone devices. SMS text messaging is the most widely used data application in the world, with 2.4 billion active users, or 74% of all mobile phone subscribers. The term SMS is used as a synonym for all types of short text messaging as well as the user activity itself in many parts of the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: SMS)

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Metadata related to 'sms' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'sms': 23 (1.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'sms' across all Ariadne articles: 62
  • Average number of references to 'sms' per Ariadne article: 2.70
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'sms': 2001-01
  • Trending factor of 'sms': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'sms':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. keren mills (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. robert bristow (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. shailey minocha (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)

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The Second International M-Libraries Conference

Keren Mills reports on a two-day conference exploring and sharing delivery of services and resources to users 'on the move,' via mobile and hand-held devices.

July 2009, issue60, event report

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