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Quinta-Feira, 3 de Janeiro de 2002

New Year’s Eve

Vodafone processed 13 million messages

Lisbon, 3 January 2002 – On 31 December and 1 January, Vodafone’s SMS service processed around 13 million text messages. A similar number had earlier been recorded on 24 and 25 December – leading the number of messages processed by Vodafone on these holidays to reach 25 million.

Regarding voice traffic, the heaviest demand was experienced between 5 p.m. on 31 December and 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day, while text messages were concentrated mainly between 7 p.m. and midnight.

In spite of the high volume of traffic at New Year’s Eve, voice calls and text messages were processed smoothly.