Think Txt Messages Are Cheap? Think Again

The NYTimes has an interesting article about the cost of txt messages that I’m sure most of us have suspected in the past.
Not only is it extremely cheap for a mobile provider to run a txt message service, the data uses a portion of the transmission that gets sent anyway.
A scientist at the University of Leicester recently published some calculations that show txt messaging is a number of times more expensive than sending data to the Hubble space telescope.
Anyone smell a price-fixing investigation?

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