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"Who sent the first SMS and to whom?"

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Asked by Josna, 29 Dec '09 07:05 pm
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The first SMS message[19] was sent over the Vodafone GSM network in the United Kingdom on 3 December 1992, from Neil Papworth of Sema Group (now Airwide Solutions) using a personal computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone using an Orbitel 901 handset. The text of the message was "Merry Christmas".[20] The first SMS typed on a GSM phone was sent by Riku Pihkonen, an engineering student at Nokia, in 1993
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Answered by vivek singh, 29 Dec '09 07:08 pm

 
  
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"merry christmas" by neil papworth to richard jarvis on 3rd december.it was orbital 901 handset in 1992.
Answered by sangeetha, 29 Dec '09 07:13 pm

 
  
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It's from Adam to Eve..!
Answered by Dil Se, 29 Dec '09 07:10 pm

 
  
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Adam to Eve ...Shortest message ever. "V r on earth"
Answered by Mohammed asim nehal, 29 Dec '09 07:09 pm

 
  
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God sent the 1st msg. to the human to be symphathical enough to the suffering humanity!!
Answered by sanjay karmakar, 29 Dec '09 07:07 pm

 
  
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The answer already posted by vivek singh .
Matti Makkonen, then of Telecom Finland is credited as the father or inventor of SMS text messaging, and he was awarded the Economist Innovation Award for this achievement in 2008 The idea of adding text messaging to the services of mobile users was latent in many communities of mobile communication services at the beginning of the 1980s. The first action plan of the CEPT Group GSM approved in December 1982 requested "The services and facilities offered in the public switched telephone networks and public data networks ...should be available in the mobile system". This target includes the exchange of text messages either directly between mobile stations or the transmission via Message Handling Systems widely in use since the beginning of the 1980s.
Answered by anil garg, 29 Dec '09 09:33 pm

 
  
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In December 1992, Airwide Solutions was responsible for delivering the first ever SMS. The message, delivered on the Vodafone network, said 'Merry Christmas"and the man who sent it, Neil Papworth, is still working as an engineer for Airwide today.
Besides, Richard Jarvis, the man at the receiving end of the transmission, was at a Christmas party near Vodafone headquarters in Newbury, England, when the mother of all text messages was about to land 15 years ago this week.
Answered by Sanjay Khot, 29 Dec '09 07:11 pm

 
  
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The first SMS message was sent over the Vodafone GSM network in the United Kingdom on 3 December 1992, from Neil Papworth of Sema Group (now Airwide Solutions) using a personal computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone using an Orbitel 901 handset. The text of the message was "Merry Christmas". The first SMS typed on a GSM phone was sent by Riku Pihkonen, an engineering student at Nokia, in 1993.
Answered by RANJAN KARNAD, 29 Dec '09 07:10 pm

 
  
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