Thursday, January 24, 2013

History of Mobile SMS Technology

Latest and newest technologies have been appearing from mankind from time to time. Among the thousand technology, SMS technology started its journey from twenty years ago on 3rd December 1992. The full meaning of SMS is Short Message service. SMS is the most widely used data application in the world and it is an communication protocols that allow the exchange of short text messages between fixed line or mobile phone devices. 

The founder of SMS technology was Matti Makkonen, a Finnish engineer in the field of mobile communications.The first SMS message was sent over the Vodafone GSM network in the United Kingdom on 3 December 1992, from Neil Papworth of Sema Group (now Mavenir Systems) using a personal computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone using an Orbitel 901 handset. The text of the message was "Merry Christmas."

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