Friday, June 10, 2011

New Messaging Applications From Apple And Google Threaten Carriers Cash Cow

Looks like one of the walls is coming down on the garden.

This week, Apple Inc. showed off an application that will allow iPhone and iPad owners to bypass carriers and send text messages over the Internet to other people with Apple devices.

Google Inc., whose Android software is the most popular operating system on smartphones, has also recently worked on a messaging application , a person familiar with the matter said.

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1 comment:

Jonathan madnick said...

In US, I pay AT&T for plan that gives me unlimited messaging. This announcement by apple will not get me to cancel my plan. So what's the revenue impact?