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World’s first text message sent

World's first text message sent.

3 December, 1992

The world’s first text message was sent on 3rd December 1992. Neil Papworth, a test engineer at the Sema Group, used a computer and the Vodafone network to send the message to the director of the company, Richard Jarvis. The message read “Merry Christmas”.

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