5 Dec 2022

30 years of the text message

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 5 December 2022

Happy birthday to the humble text message.

It's thirty years since the first Short Message Service (SMS) was sent to a mobile phone by an engineer in the UK.

Technology correspondent Peter Griffin joins Karyn on Nights.

Nokia feature Phone

Nokia feature phone Photo: CC BY-SA 3.0