1.5 trillionGrowing at astronomical rates, SMS messaging is projected to generate $1.5 trillion US dollars from 2003 to 2018. From humble beginnings roughly 22 years ago, SMS messaging has skyrocketed as one of the most widely used forms of communication around the world, leaving all other non-voice services in the dust. Karl Whitfield of Portio Research explores this phenomenon in his most recent article, proving that SMS is alive and well http://www.portioresearch.com/en/blog/2013/the-15-trillion-$-dollar-story-of-sms.aspx