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Table 9. Numbers of outgoing short messages and multimedia messages from mobile phones in 2002-2008

Year Short
messages,
thousands
1)
Change, % Short
messages/
subscription
Multimedia
messages,
thousands
Change, %
2002 1 324 668   293    
2003 1 647 218 24,3 347 2 314  
2004 2 193 498 33,2 439 7 386 219,2
2005 2 728 230 24,4 507 15 993 116,5
2006 3 087 998 13,2 544 21 568 34,9
2007 3 182 362 3,1 524 28 682 33,0
2008 3 566 523 12,1 517 37 801 31,8
1) Including service requests in short message format, i.e. special SMS services subject to charge, such as ring tones, screen logos or news updates.

Source: Telecommunications 2008, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Niemi (09) 1734 3263, Kari-Pekka Niemi (09) 1734 3399, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 9.6.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Telecommunications [e-publication].
2008, Table 9. Numbers of outgoing short messages and multimedia messages from mobile phones in 2002-2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
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