Network overload: Your message has failed

Posted on January 7, 2008  /  0 Comments

Greeting people by text message (SMS) has become a general behavior. Cellular mobile networks are tolerant to processing such messages on birthdays, weddings and other personal events of their customers. But the networks get chocked when gigantic wave of messages hit the airwaves. New Year is one such event when the mobile phone networks continue processing billions of messages for quite a while. But all networks are not necessarily capable of handing the traffic of text even in the developed economies. Recently the Americans have faced trouble with texting in this New Year. They have also complained network congestion after 9/11 in 2001. Regulatory intervention to ensure minimum QoS of the mobile services has become imperative.

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