SMS Based M-Learning System for the Underprivileged Children in Developing Nations

S. NIZAMANI, N. DHANANI, Q. ALI, M. A. NIZAMANI

Abstract


United nations have defined Internet as a human right as it enables us to effectively share ideas. Even though it has revolutionized the way we live, access to it is dependent on socio economic factors, as many in the developing nations simply cannot afford to own a computer. The paper proposes ‘TextNet’ system which enables people to access Internet through SMS Technology. The proposed system provides offline access to information available over Internet and works solely on the SMS (Short Message Service). A user simply needs to send a request for information about any topic to a designated number, which is received at server and after fetching information from Internet; the server sends it back to user through SMS


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