Random Factoid: The Philippines is the Text Messaging Capitol of the World

January 10, 2009 - Filed under Random Factoid



Filipinos send on average 20 text messages per day, compared to the US. average of 11. Last year on New Year’s Eve alone, mobile users in the Philippines sent 1.39 billion text messages from a subscriber base of just 50 million.

text messaging in the Philippines

Statistics for 2007. Source: Reuters



Posted by: Kelly

1 Comment so far

  1. Miss Jane January 14, 2009 1:51 pm

    That’s cuz not all North Americans have quick little fingers to type on the phone pad! :p

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