6.1 trillion text messages to be sent in 2010 Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20020101-17.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20#ixzz13PcaTyIQ

Use of mobile phones and the Internet continues to skyrocket despite a huge difference in broadband pricing worldwide, a new study from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has found.

 

According to the United Nations-run organization, a whopping 6.1 trillion text messages will be sent by the end of 2010. That figure, which has tripled in the past three years, means people around the globe are sending 200,000 text messages every second.

 

Mobile phones are now available to 90 percent of the world’s population. And so far, customers are taking advantage. The ITU estimates that there will be 5.3 billion mobile phone subscriptions by the end of the year. And in developed countries, there are an average of 116 subscriptions per 100 people… Reg Cure

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