Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile devices, desktops/laptops, or other type of compatible computer.
Text messages may be sent over a cellular network, or may also be sent via an Internet connection.
As of 2017, text messages are used by youth and adults for personal, family and social purposes and in business.
Governmental and non-governmental organizations use text messaging for communication between colleagues.
Hence there is no "development" in the US in mobile messaging service.The Sprint venture was the largest single buyer at a government-run spectrum auction that raised .7 billion in 2005 for PCS licenses. SMS is available on a wide range of networks, including 3G networks.APC operated under the brand name of Sprint Spectrum and launched its service on November 15, 1995 in Washington, D. However, not all text-messaging systems use SMS; some notable alternate implementations of the concept include J-Phone's Sky Mail and NTT Docomo's Short Mail, both in Japan.In 1933, the German Reichspost (Reich postal service) introduced the first "telex" service.Friedhelm Hillebrand conceptualised SMS in 1984 while working for Deutsche Telekom.