Big Brother in UK this year generated 10 million messages. Would have been
higher only operators were so wary of the demand that calls were not
permitted at peak texting hours.
[mailto:keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.net]On Behalf Of Joao Paulo Silva
Sent: 27 September 2002 16:46
Subject: (keitai-l) Re: AW: Re: SMS/mobile Internet/TV
not only Scandinavia and UK . Just to give you an immediate example, in
Portugal and only during the first six months of 2001, the Big Brother show
accounted for more than 500.000 MO.
(45 cents per message)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jan Michael Hess" <jan_at_mobileeconomy.de>
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 4:08 PM
Subject: (keitai-l) AW: Re: SMS/mobile Internet/TV
> > Quick question: what specifically is premium-rate SMS as distinct from
> > plain ole SMS?
> Douglass, it's just a question of pricing the MO (Mobile Originated) SMS
> sent and paid by the user to another user or application. Operators
> and content providers want to suck more money out of SMS lovers in
> Europe. Happening in Scandinavia and UK for some time, recently introduced
> in UK. -> see my earlier post for prices ...
> > Cheers,
> > Douglass Turner
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