Neil Papworth

Neil Papworth has been mentioned or cited less than a dozen times throughout all the RSS channels we monitor. Especially, the channel 'Media | The Guardian' contains less than a dozen references to this person (or maybe different people with similar names) alone. As it’s displayed on the chart below, Neil Papworth was highly popular in February, 2015.

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What is the impact of SMS marketing?

[...] by the Labatt Brewing Company in 2002. The very first SMS message was sent in 1992 from Neil Papworth to Richard Jarvis. The message said “Merry Christmas.” Source: Mobile Marketing [...]

ECE Electronic Communications Review Notes – Wave 03

[...] waves through an optical fiber with a data rate of 32 billion bits per second. 1992: Neil Papworth sends the first SMS (or text message). Internet2 organization is created. 1994: Internet [...]


[...] to be carried out using the device. Mobile phone texting was first introduced 21 years ago. Neil Papworth, a 22–year–old software programmer from Reading, sent the first message when he wished his [...]

The 3 Most Random Similarities Between The Royal Son And SMS Marketing

[...] UK That’s the first obvious one. As previously mentioned in this post, it’s Neil Papworth of Sema Group who sent the first SMS message over in the United Kingdom on the 3rd of [...]

OMG! Number of UK text messages falls for first time

[...] was sent from Vodafone's headquarters in Newbury, England, on 3 December 1992, by an engineer Neil Papworth. As mobile phones did not have alphabetical keyboards in those days, he used his computer to [...]

The First Text Message Ever Was Sent 21 Years Ago Today

[...] News have previously confirmed the story: on December 3rd, 1992, Canadian test engineer Neil Papworth sent a text from one of Vodafone's massive computers to Richard Jarvis, a Vodafone [...]

The Most Important Phonecalls Of All Time

[...] all the same. Short message service (SMS) was born on December 3, 1992. British engineer Neil Papworth, 22 at the time, used his computer to wish a "Merry Christmas" to Richard Jarvis, of [...]

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