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Rogers and Telus take instant messaging to the national scene; using different paths

News | 02/05/2002 5:00 am EST

Rogers Wireless Communications Inc. and Telus Mobility are rolling out instant messaging (IM) in the national arena, but the two mobile operators are approaching the rollout differently. While Rogers is using popular instant messaging software ICQ combined with SMS capabilities, Telus is employing an interoperable IM service from MessageVine that interconnects with nearly all other major IM services.

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