“SMS will continue to dominate the mobile messaging market for the next five years in terms of traffic: this type of messaging is well-established in the mobile market, with near ubiquity of availability on mobile handsets and high levels of adoption.” Article.
Trend: According to StatCounter global statistics, mobile traffic jumped from about 4% of all Web traffic at the end of 2010 to over 10.5% now. Charts.
Reams have been said about the so-called demise of SMS. The smartphone has killed text messaging. Everybody is on WhatsApp. Why SMS when instant messaging is free? How soon will IM replace SMS? Yet SMS messaging traffic is holding surprisingly strong: More.
in 2012 mobile media content is going centre-stage. Read more.
Mobiya surpasses all expectations: 2.4 million mobile numbers actively trading at Mobiya’s marketplace
Without spending a single dollar in advertising, Mobiya has now over 2.4 million live phone numbers in its database. This result is achieved in less than 30 months of trading in the UK!
The platform has been scaling beyond anything else. Thanks to our brilliant technology team keeping a live system growing while expanding the business and platform availability in new regions.
Users have been extremely satisfied with the privacy and security approach while trading in Mobiya’s marketplace. Both sellers and buyers keep returning to trade more goods in what is said to be UK’s safest marketplace.
Furthermore, Mobiya recently launched its platform in India. After several months of production testing, following classified categories are live: domestic jobs in Delhi, matrimony contacts and property in Delhi.
Mobiya still has the lead above and beyond Google’s Trader system, currently only active in Africa. This motivates the team to go beyond any boundary and remain world-class in its category: mobile classifieds.
SMS is a global phenomenon with 75 percent of mobile phone owners across 21 countries saying they text, according to a new report from Pew Research. Article.
There are now more than 2 billion mobile subscribers worldwide and what is more, an astounding 99 percent of devices are SMS compatible. This is where one of the biggest opportunities resides for brands that want to build a meaningful, long-term relationship with their customers. More.
a Pew Internet study. Text messaging usage among adults in the United States is extremely high, indicating the marketing possibilities using the channel are endless. More.
People in the 18-24 year-old range are sending and receiving 110 texts per day on average. The median number of texts sent/received by that group is 50 per day. See chart.
From Ofcom’s Telecommunications Market Data Update Q1 2011: the total number of SMS and MMS messages sent in Q1 2011 was 36.9 billion, 22.7% higher than in Q1 2010. More.