Originally posted by: Data Center POST
Application-to-mobile messaging has seen rapid growth over the past five years, with Juniper Research predicting the technology to overtake person-to-person messaging by 2018, being worth more than $60B. Ovum estimates that A2P SMS messaging will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6% from 2013-2017, with operators and third-party service providers launching various services that utilize A2P SMS for service initiation, control, or monitoring.
What is driving the growth of the A2P SMS market? According to a trend report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., it is the rising popularity of mobile marketing, increased mobile subscriptions, the widespread utilization of SMS with mobisites, and growing use of A2P messaging in business communication.
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