160 characters = 160 bytes = P1.00 = 1 SMS

In 1 MB (MegaByte) there are:

1,000,000 Bytes /160 bytes (1 SMS) = 6,250 SMS

Yes I know, 1,000,000 Bytes is not exactly 1 MB, that would be 1,048,576 Bytes or 2^20.

In other words, we pay:

6,250 SMS x P1.00 per SMS = P6,250 per MegaByte.

Consider, then:

Globe 1KB = P0.15 or P0.15/KB * 1000 = P150.00/MB

People, we have been such suckers for so long.

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From Daring Fireball.