Google launch SMS version of Gmail in Africa


Google has launched a text message-based version of its email service targeted at users in Africa.

Gmail SMS can run on so-called “dumb phones” which only have very basic features and no access to the internet.

The service has so far been made available in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.

Gmail SMS is the latest in a line of Google products aimed at the African market – the company is also running educational programmes in the region.

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