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AT&T SMS/MMS Hikes Come Later This Month
Hey Mister. Nice profit margin you've got there.
by Karl Bode 09:26AM Monday Mar 10 2008
Users in our Cellphone forum remind us that AT&T will be raising the rate they charge for text messages another $.05 to $.20 per message starting March 30. Multimedia messaging will also see a an increase of $.05 to $.30 per message. Verizon also hiked their SMS/MMS prices last month. Given they charge you on both the sending and receiving end of these transactions, and the actual bandwidth used costs very little, the profit margins on these kinds of hikes are truly epic. Of course, consumers seem more than willing to pay for it.

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