Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Do cell phone companies overcharge for texting?


Various media sources report that telecommunications companies have been raising charges for text messages out of proportion to what it costs to provide the bandwidth, to the shock of many parents of teenagers. Text charges have quadrupled in the past two years, although telecommunications companies say that the unlimited message plans have been made cheaper.

I’ve never gotten into texting or Twitter, because my social interactions just don’t move that fast. But that is how people establish themselves, it seems.

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