Virgin predicts 225 million text messages sent on New Year’s Eve

Virgin has stepped up and announced some texting predictions for Christmas and New Year’s Day. They say the biggest texters will be aged 18-30 and will send an average of eight text messages each. In addition, they expect Canadians to send a record 200 million text messages on Christmas Day and 225 million text messages on New Year’s Eve.

Chris Baines, Virgin Mobile’s textpert said “Canada’s love affair with text messages is not stopping… Text message traffic will peak on New Year’s Eve. We’re expecting our biggest day for text message traffic on Dec 31st with more than 225 million text messages being sent across Canada.”