In this episode we look at the history of mobile in the Philippines. The Philiipines has overthrown a government through SMS and mobile penetration has exceeded over 100% last year.
In 1995, Short Message Service was introduced as a promotional gimmick but soon became very popular. In 1998, Philippine mobile-service providers launched SMS as part of their service, with initial television marketing campaigns targeting hearing-impaired users.
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