Orange currently supports Gmail SMS Chat
in Kenya, Senegal and Uganda, and under the latest agreement will shortly offer it in Cameroon, CE[sup.
The 3310 is basically just a few curves up from the very competent 3210 with an added three-way SMS chat
feature, though whether that's worth a ha'penny remains to be seen.
Customers of Qtel Group companies in six different markets can now use the Gmail SMS Chat
service, thanks to the strategic relationship between Google and the Qtel Group.
Gmail SMS Chat
is designed to allow people to use Google's instant messaging service on standard 2G handsets and without data packages such as Edge or 3G.
Google and Orange, the mobile arm of France Telecom, announced a partnership to bring a service called Gmail SMS Chat
to four additional countries in Africa (Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, and Niger) and to launch it as a trial program in Egypt.
Batelco, the leading telecom services provider in Bahrain, has introduced SMS Chat
which gives mobile customers the facility to engage in text 'conversation' with groups of selected people.
Michael Joersel, head of the clinic's Internet therapy centre, told the Jyllands-Posten newspaper that he expected the number of mobile phone SMS chat
addicts seeking help to increase.