The CWTA has updated their stats on text messages and the numbers reveal in Q4 2012, Canadians sent 25 billion person-to-person text messages, bringing the total number of texts sent in 2012 to 96.5 billion, a 23 per cent increase compared to 2011 (78 billion).
As for MMS, 637 million were sent in 2012, compared to just 327 million in 2011, which is a huge jump. Here are some other stats:
- As of December 2012, Canadians are sending an average of 2.2 million MMS messages per day.
- In Q4 2012, MMS messages sent totaled 198 million.
- Canadians sent and received a total of 599 million text messages using Common Short Codes in Q4 2012.