Contacts re email deliverability problem to

Dave Sparro dsparro at
Mon May 17 15:29:09 UTC 2010

On 5/15/2010 6:38 PM, Graham Freeman wrote:
> That may be, but it would surprise me.   The carriers still get paid
 > by virtue of charging the recipients for the SMSes, and in this
 > particular case cutting off  this line of communication
> is leaving money on the table, as email->SMS deliverability
> is desired yet optional/secondary functionality of the app.

Based on what I see in the marketplace today, I think that the average 
wireless carrier exec doesn't do the same math.  For them, I think it's 
more like:

Q: What's better than a service we can charge our users for?
A: A service we can charge our users for, while at the same time 
charging somebody else.

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