Articles tagged with: Sms

Text messages can help boost teen birth control compliance

Sending teen girls periodic text messages reminding them to follow through on their clinic appointments for periodic birth control injections can go a long way toward improving timing and adherence to contraception in an age group that is notoriously noncompliant,  more

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Indian Networks Slash Roaming and SMS Charges

India's four largest mobile networks have slashed their roaming charges, following an order from the telecoms regulator which was issued only last month. more

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Ovum Survey Highlights Impact of A2P SMS Price Strategies on Market Growth

Mobile network operators (MNOs) are not currently realizing full revenue or growth potential due to inappropriately pricing A2P SMS for each marketplace,  more

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Mobile broadband overtakes SMS as largest generator of mobile data revenue

Mobile broadband revenue rose 26% in 1H14 from 1H13 and continued to drive overall mobile services market growth.  more

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Iranians Arrested Over Khomeini-Insult SMS

Eleven people have reportedly been arrested in the southern Iranian province of Shiraz after allegedly sending insulting SMS text messages more

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A weekly SMS could encourage healthier food choices

Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness,  more

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Texting gives a voice to community members

Pilot study of low income African Americans in Detroit suggests text messaging may be a key to tapping into urban communities for research more

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T-Mobile Accused of Earning Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From Unauthorised Charges

T-Mobile USA has been accused of earning \"hundreds of millions\" of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for premium SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. more

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Scammers Settle FTC Charges They Sent Millions of Spam Text Messages

Two scammers have agreed to settle charges that they sent millions of unwanted text messages to consumers across the USA with false promises of $1,000 gift cards more

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Uganda Clamps Down on Unsolicited Text Messages

Uganda's marketing companies have been banned from using SMS to advertise their services until the regulator is able to tighten up the rules for such services. more

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