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Twitter bows to the reality of the UK text marketplace

There ain’t no escaping
the inter-connect fee

For the operator has
always said it would be

I was trying a poem. Obviously it needs work.

The writing was on the wall for Twitter for some time. People used to ask me questions like, “BUT how can they do this?” and I replied with the only answer: They’ve bought a job lot and be very clear, they’re paying for it.

Link: Twitter limits outbound SMS in UK

Or to put it in other words, you can send as many text messages to Twitter as you want, but you’ll only get 250 SMS texts per week (from Sunday to Sunday) inbound to your mobile.

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

2 replies on “Twitter bows to the reality of the UK text marketplace”

But Web 2.0 is free? Right? Oh dear…..

Web 2.0 folks do tend to forget that MNO’s need to Keep The Lights On.

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