All of us know that SMS is one of most popular things today. But still there are some people who don’t know the meaning of SMS. Actually SMS means Short Message Service. This SMS is popular among young crowd. Especially in Sri Lanka, Sinhala Love SMS is a popular thing among young generation. So, most of them save these Sinhala Love SMS in their mobile phones.
If we look into the history of this SMS, actually it is very nice story. The first SMS had sent in 1992 and that was Neil Papworth, an engineer working in the United Kingdom. The significant thing of this was that guy had sent this SMS by a computer. And that text was “Merry Christmas”. He sent this one to his friend. But the “concept of SMS” was came in 1984. That was for German guy called Friedhelm Hillebrand. The message amount to fewer than 160 characters was sent via a type writer was the beginning of SMS concept.
Sinhala Love SMS and History of SMS
On 02 December 1992, with the starting of the world’s first SMS, in 1993, the Finnish phone-maker Nokia debuts the first mobile phone that’s introduced SMS facility to mobile phones. But this SMS could be sent between two people on the same network only. By eliminating that obstruction, the Vodafone launched a share-price alert system for business people in 1994. In 1995, “T9” system, which predicts texting based on what letters you’re typing was introduced to SMS technology. In 1999, the facility of sending SMS via various types of networks was introduced. With this development, according to 2000 statistical records, it was said that Americans began to send 35 texts per month. With the rapid growth, in 2002 it is recorded that more than 250 billion SMS messages are sent worldwide. And when coming to 2007, it is recorded that the number of texts sent in a month passed the number of monthly phone calls placed by Americans for the first time ever. According to the International Telecommunications Union, it is reported that 200,000 text messages are sent every minute. 6.1 trillion Texts are sent worldwide over the entire year. According to 2011 records, 7.4 trillion SMS texts were sent around the world.
However, today, such a popular SMS can be sent in Sinhala language also and as mentioned above, Sinhala Love SMS is popular among Sri Lankan young generation. And this Sinhala Love SMS and other SMS are typed by using both Sinhala and English languages mostly. So, it’s the time to have some of beautiful and creative Sinhala Love SMS….