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  1. #1
    John Navas
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    SMS:

    * tends to be less expensive and more efficient than voice
    * doesn't risk getting you involved in a long voice conversation
    * can get through when signal is too weak/flaky for voice
    * can be broadcast to more than one recipient
    * is received on the handset with full info, not just a flag
    * is less likely to garble content (e.g., numbers, words/*****ing)
    * leaves a record for the sender
    * actual delivery can be confirmed
    * can be locally saved on the handset and/or on the SIM
    * can be forwarded
    * can be copied to a computer or other device
    * can be moved on the SIM to another handset
    * doesn't disturb others when being sent, which can be a major consideration
    * is less intrusive when received, another important consideration
    * can be sent from a computer or from a web server
    * is interoperable with email (sending and receiving)
    * can be composed very quickly by those with experience
    * templates can be used in many cases, making it even faster
    * emoticons can be used to convey subtle meanings
    * can include multimedia content (e.g., icons, pictures)

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    Best regards, HELP FOR CINGULAR GSM & SONY ERICSSON PHONES:
    John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/#Cingular>



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  2. #2
    IMHO
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    Re: Advantages of SMS over voice (and email)

    "John Navas" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > SMS:
    >
    > * tends to be less expensive and more efficient than voice
    > * doesn't risk getting you involved in a long voice conversation
    > * can get through when signal is too weak/flaky for voice
    > * can be broadcast to more than one recipient
    > * is received on the handset with full info, not just a flag
    > * is less likely to garble content (e.g., numbers, words/*****ing)
    > * leaves a record for the sender
    > * actual delivery can be confirmed
    > * can be locally saved on the handset and/or on the SIM
    > * can be forwarded
    > * can be copied to a computer or other device
    > * can be moved on the SIM to another handset
    > * doesn't disturb others when being sent, which can be a major
    > consideration
    > * is less intrusive when received, another important consideration
    > * can be sent from a computer or from a web server
    > * is interoperable with email (sending and receiving)
    > * can be composed very quickly by those with experience
    > * templates can be used in many cases, making it even faster
    > * emoticons can be used to convey subtle meanings
    > * can include multimedia content (e.g., icons, pictures)
    >
    > --
    > Best regards, HELP FOR CINGULAR GSM & SONY ERICSSON PHONES:
    > John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/#Cingular>


    Eliminate voice and have only E-Mail & SMS.
    Why complicate the device with all the voice circuits. ;o)






  3. #3
    Mandrake Eldorage
    Guest

    Re: Advantages of SMS over voice (and email)

    You forgot the most important one:

    * results in MORE SEX!

    http://www.aftenposten.no/english/lo...icle820688.ece


    On Mon, 08 Nov 2004 15:02:48 GMT, John Navas <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    > SMS:
    >
    > * tends to be less expensive and more efficient than voice
    > * doesn't risk getting you involved in a long voice conversation
    > * can get through when signal is too weak/flaky for voice
    > * can be broadcast to more than one recipient
    > * is received on the handset with full info, not just a flag
    > * is less likely to garble content (e.g., numbers, words/*****ing)
    > * leaves a record for the sender
    > * actual delivery can be confirmed
    > * can be locally saved on the handset and/or on the SIM
    > * can be forwarded
    > * can be copied to a computer or other device
    > * can be moved on the SIM to another handset
    > * doesn't disturb others when being sent, which can be a major consideration
    > * is less intrusive when received, another important consideration
    > * can be sent from a computer or from a web server
    > * is interoperable with email (sending and receiving)
    > * can be composed very quickly by those with experience
    > * templates can be used in many cases, making it even faster
    > * emoticons can be used to convey subtle meanings
    > * can include multimedia content (e.g., icons, pictures)





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