SMS data rate is 4x more expensive than data from the Hubble

by Joe Archive on May 15, 2008

blockquoteYou know how the mobile carriers charge you a couple cents to SMS a few characters’ worth of text over their network? When you add it up, you’re paying about a zillion bucks a meg for that traffic — seriously! A space scientist from Leicester has calculated that SMS data is four times more expensive than receiving data from the Hubble space telescope.br //blockquotebr /a href=”http://www.boingboing.net/2008/05/12/sms-data-rate-is-4x.html”boing boing/a

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