AT&T Wireless pushes SMS across globe

Sep 17 2003 - 08:14 PM ET | AT&T Wireless, SMS
ATT WirelessAT&T Wireless has taken the first step to allow its subscribers to text message friends half a world away. As of today, you can send an SMS to: Chile, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Germany, Mexico, Philippines, Panama, Peru, Saipan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and Venezuela. Even more exciting is that the company plans on adding 100 more countries in the coming months. The fees are reasonable too—a quarter per outgoing message. You only pay for what you send, receiving text messages is free.