RE: FW: Ericsson introduces T29 for the Asian markets

From: Karlsson Kent - keka (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 07:33:10 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Trond Trosterud []
> languages (European, Near East), but for SMS messages I can
> utilize only
> the repertoire of a 7-bit mobile phone code table (if I am
> not mistaken, I
> have the impression that the repertoire is most of the
> acharacters of Latin
> 1, + some greek characters).

There is a mapping table for the "GSM 7-bit default alphabet"
The GSM standards allow for UCS-2 also for SMS. WAP is
more oriented towards UTF-8 (for WML content), though
other encodings can (sometimes) be used.

        /kent k

I do NOT speak for Ericsson, Nokia, ETSI, ...

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