- SMS with Attachments: a text message is sent, after which the phone rings and a multimedia message is played. Launched by China Unicom and China Mobile (technology from NMS Communications, built by ChannelSoft).
- Voice over SMS: short audio messages. To be launched by both Comium (in Liberia and Sierra Leone; technology from Apliman Technologies) and Comcel (in Haiti, technology from Kirusa).
- Ads over SMS: pushing location-based ads. Launched by StarHub in Singapore.
- Payments over SMS: Launched by Rabo Mobiel (a Dutch MVNO on the KPN network).
Thursday, October 30, 2008
We have reported before on innovative SMS services. Here are some recent additions: