Tuesday, February 06, 2007

SMS: I am the KING!

According to The Handphone Users Survey 2005 conducted by Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC):

For Malaysian, SMS emerged as the highest usage in 2005 as compared to other more advanced services such as 3G, mobile commerce and Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP).
  • 84.9% of the users sent at least 1 SMS a day
  • 49.6% sent out at least 5 SMS a day

Number of cellular phone subscriptions in Malaysia grew from 12.32 million in 2004 to 16.24 million for 2005.
Those under 20 - 13.1% of the users.

Typical cellphone user in Malaysia is
  • a working adult
  • Living in Selangor, Johor or Kuala Lumpur
  • earning up to RM3,000 a month
  • use prepaid phone account

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