Text Messaging Volumes in USA

If you need any evidence to see how much text messaging has proliferated in the past few years, you just need to see this statistic. Of course, this is also a period when cell phones saw a terrific rise in usage. However, it is also a fact that SMS as a communication medium has become much more affordable today than in the past. Here is the number of SMS sent in the month of December in US over the past six years

2003 : 2.1 billion
2004 : 4.7 billion
2005 : 9.8 billion
2006 : 18.7 billion
2007 : 48.1 billion
2008 : 110.4 billion

The number of mobile phone subscribers has risen 70% from 159 million to 270 million in these six years

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