Irish mobile users sending fewer texts, opting for data-based services

Text volumes dropped by 20 per cent in the last 12 months.

11th December, 2014
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Irish people are sending fewer text messages, with text volumes dropping by 20 per cent in the past 12 months, according to the latest quarterly communications report by ComReg.

Irish mobile users sent more than 1.83 billion text messages in the third quarter of this year, down 19.5 per cent on the same three months last year, the report said.

Users are increasingly opting for data-based messaging services including WhatsApp and Viber and moving away from the...

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