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Malaysians: We like sending SMSes don’t we?

Speaking about SMSes, Bernama reports Malaysia as the 3rd highest country generating SMS traffic in Asia Pacific based on the recent Christmas and New Year periods.

During this period, we sent over 1billion SMSes.

If we average the SMS cost at RM0.05/SMS, Celcom/Maxis/DiGi/U Mobile have collectively made RM50million from SMS revenue alone!

That’s around RM10million per operator within a week. Imagine how much these people make in SMS revenue in a year.

Philippines ranked number one with a whopping 2.36billion SMSes sent during the same period. Indonesia is second with 1.193billion SMSes sent.

So now you know.