Send Free SMS to Mobile Phones

Not long ago, it was all email. Yahoo!, Hotmail, Excite, etc. were among some of the popular free email services enjoyed. All that a person had to do was to sign up for an account and then log in to the account and send email messages to any person who also had an account, not necessarily with the same provider as the sender. The beauty of it all was that it was free! Today, email is becoming less popular even though it is still generally free. (SMS) and (IM) are taking the centre stage. SMS is one of the most popular means of communication today. In fact, text messaging is the most widely used mobile data service, with 74% of all mobile phone users worldwide, or 2.4 billion out of 3.3 billion phone subscribers, at the end of 2007 being active users of the SMS. Even though, it is generally a paid service, people still use it more often than they use email which is generally free. More and more people are getting accustomed to SMS. Some providers in Nigeria offer limited free messages to their subscribers when certain simple conditions are met. However, you can now send free SMS with your computer or mobile phone. In this post, we present to you 5 web-based free SMS providers. Their platforms could be used to send free SMS internationally. Not all countries are supported, however. Therefore, check to confirm that the country to which you want to send the message is listed and supported. When you send a message that is not supported for the free SMS, you may be billed. In addition, don’t forget to study the terms and condition of the free SMS service to ensure your data are safe. Make sure your free SMS provider is trusted. Some unscrupulous free SMS providers use the free stuff as a bait to get your phone number, age, sex, and other details so that they can use the information to send you targeted advertisements and/or scams, or they can sell it to advertisers. Free SMS is Free to you, but not to the Free SMS Provider The free SMS service provided by some websites serves as a marketing tool. They also have premium services. They hope that as you use their free services you may find their non-free services appealing and therefore ask for them. They are also involved in advertising. So, the essence of the free services offered is to expand traffic, sales and patronage from advertisers. To reduce the cost of your SMS, free text messaging services buy cheaper bulk SMS from different network providers upfront, enabling you to send SMS free as part of their bulk account with the service providers. Therefore, although you get it free, the free SMS provider pays for it but at a cheaper rate because they buy the SMS in bulk. Little wonder, some of them impose a limit on the number of free SMS you can send per day, per week, or as the case may be. Some of the well-known free SMS providers include: So, feel free to try out any of these services. Feel free to like, share, tweet and +1 this post using the relevant buttons on top, beside or below this post. In addition, visit my to like it so my updates appear on your News Feed and Click to subscribe to my blog so you get my updates even when you are not online. After subscription, check your email to confirm the subscription (no updates, no email). Thanks. Related Posts: SMS

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