To the dismay of many Canadians, Twitter shut down its SMS service last year, citing outrageous fees being charged by wireless carriers (Note: SMS is the goose that laid the golden egg so what do you expect!)
In any event, the situation has been rectified after Twitter worked out a deal with Bell Canada to get SMS up and going again. For Twitter, working with carriers to support SMS is a no-brainer given it’s a great way to generate revenue in a win-win scenario – well, at least, win-win for Twitter and carriers.
For more, check out the Twitter blog.
More: Originally, Bell was going to charge Twitter users 15 cents a shot for the privelege of doing a post. Now, Bell has backed down.