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Old 07-20-2006, 11:44 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by atuarre
What is the advantage of using PIN over SMS and during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and Rita when networks were flood with traffic, I know that SMS and PIN messages still got through, but is there an advantage of using PIN over SMS. Are they not the same, with the exception that the PIN message does not cost you .10 cents.

PIN enables you to send more characters per message over SMS. But keep in mind that PIN is strictly BB to BB. SMS messages can be sent to other mobile phones that are capable of receiving SMS.