Why SMS in Africa?
The future of SMS’s in Africa seems to have a crucial part in the growth of Africa. As stated by Steve Song on 3 February 2010, Article Link. The following reasons Steve stated are as follows:
- Familiarity of experience
- Always on
- Already secure
- 160 Chars is a killer app
- Network Effects
SMS Solving Industry Issues
As stated by the article written by GE. They stated the following: “Thanks to the mobile phone’s ubiquity and affordability, the creation of a large sensor network for technologies that lower the cost of quality accessible healthcare is spreading throughout the region.”. SMS technology is really having huge benefits still in the various industries. Read the full Article here.
The Future of SMS
As concluded by Larry Alton in this Article Link. He stated the following: “tech experts strongly believe there’s a bright future ahead” for SMS’s in the world. Even though there are numerous other powerful platforms and communication channels arising, there seems to be still a great need for SMS’s.
There are numerous sources that articulate the continuous need and future sustainability of SMS technology. SMS’s are still very difficult to beat in terms of simplicity, understanding, and infrastructure. Therefore in Connect Arrow, we have found a spike in the amount of SMS’s and usages of SMS technology in Africa. Despite the myth of this techology, Connect Arrow has also been able to successfully integrate this platform with modern technological frameworks. We believe that the real power in the world of communication is the leverage capability of all the platforms, including SMS’s