SMS is an acronym standing for short message service. SMS is a cheap messaging solution which is gaining more and more momentum. It allows you to send a text message that can have a maximum length of 160 characters. The SMS messages can be sent from mobile phones. When compared to an outgoing phone call, an SMS message is very cost effective. SMS is also a convenient method of communication.
In comparison with web access or voice messaging, SMS messages are quite cheap. Another advantage of SMS is that if the recipient’s phone is out of reach or switched off, the recipient will receive the message once they move into the range or when the mobile phone is switched on again. SMS messages need not disturb you when you are busy with some work.
Another great advantage of SMS messages is that they can be sent worldwide. Making an international call can be really expensive. However SMS is very cost-effective and can therefore save you a lot of money. You can send messages online these days and SMS messages can even be sent to many people at a time with this method, so this is another great advantage.