Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Stamps Being Replaced By Text Messages?

Allen Tsai reports on the website that, "Sweden's postal service is considering letting customers pay for their mail using text messages, rather than with traditional stamps, in a move to use mobile technology to ease the lives of its citizens."

According to the report, "Users pay for postage by sending a text. They'll receive a reply that includes a code to be written on a package as proof of postage payment."

Denmark plans to unveil a similar service starting in April.  Both countries are looking for new ways to convince its citizens to send more letters.

To read the entire article, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM