Texting isn’t cheap
SMS prices in Europe vary from country to country. The most expensive service is offered in The Netherlands where users are charged 0.21� per message, than comes Germany (0.19 cents). In Italy the average price is 0.15�. Scandinavian countries offer the lower rates: only 0.04� in Denmark, 0.11� in Sweden and 0.12� in Finland. In the UK each SMS costs about 0.16�, while in France 0.13� are charged.
The prices of course affect the average number of messages sent per month, with Danish users leading the way with 66 SMS’.
The research was carried out by Xonio (in German).