Metric: SMS to be worth $50B by 2010

According to a new study from Portio Research, the global market for SMS messaging will be worth $50 billion by 2010. Wireless users around the world will send 2.38 trillion text messages in 2010. The report also predicts growth for other forms of mobile messaging, including mobile email and MMS.

For more on the growth of the global SMS market:
- check out this piece from ZDNet