GPRS Tarrifs may come down, thanks to widespread usage
According to Informa’s World Cellular Data Metrics (WCDM) Global mobile data revenues from services other than SMS exceeded US$10 billion in 1Q07. Data Services are gaining acceptance.
Is SMS Dead
Nope. SMS is still alive and clicking and orldwide SMS traffic was up year-on-year by around 50% to more than 620 billion messages in 1Q07
SMS revenues were up nearly 25 % and total data revenues almost touched US$34.3 billion.
Data Services are still not as popular as SMS
This is proven from the fact that in Egypt only 1% of revenue came from non-sms data services whereas in Korea it was 70%