SMS turns 19, the journey of text messaging.

| February 5, 2012 | Comments (0)
Orbitel, Phone to receive first text message

The Historic Phone which received the first ever text message sent.

The first text message ever was sent through engineer Neil Papworth of the mobile messaging and wireless infrastructure company “Sema” (now Airwide Solutions) to director of Vodafone, Richard Jarvis in United Kingdom.

The first text was sent over Vodafone network in the U.K. on 3/10/1992 from a computer to an Orbitel 901 handset.

The content of first text was very simple and it said “Merry Christmas”.

Here is an info-graphic to tell you more of the journey of SMS:

History of Text, SMS, messaging

Text Messaging Timeline

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About Vishal Beotra: I am Vishal Beotra. I am a personal growth junkie and a tech enthusiast, i value innovation in technology. I am currently pursuing MBA from MDI Gurgaon.

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