AT&T’s New Mobile Translation Service Works Via Text Messages

Excerpt from GigaOm

Skift Take

Translations accessible via text rather than app could be easier for some travelers and set the service apart from the growing number of mobile translation services.

— Samantha Shankman

An interesting new Spanish and Chinese translation service called Muuzii has made its way to AT&T’s 2G network. Unlike other app-based translators, Muuzii performs its translations using the most basic data channel on the phone: SMS.

Subscribers simply type an English phrase in a text message and send it to a Muuzii short code, and get back a Spanish or Chinese translation (depending on which language you register for).

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