MightyText: a texting service you (and your carrier) will love

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Gigaom

MightyText, a startup founded by two ex-Googlers(s goog), has taken the beta wraps off of its over-the-top messaging service, which extends an Android phone’s SMS capabilities to PCs and tablets. Using the same phone number, a MightyText user can send and receive text messages from a PC or tablet browser in perfect synchronization with their SMS inboxes. As long as your phone is on and has a data connection, you can pretty much text from anywhere.

Generally any new over-the-top messaging app launch makes operators cringe as it represents another potential blow to their lucrative SMS revenues. That’s not the case with MightyText, founder Maneesh Arora explained. Every message sent using the service uses the operator’s SMS infrastructure, meaning carriers collect their messaging revenues no matter where the text originates, Arora said.

“We’re actually routing all messages through the phone,” Arora said. “Android is so open and powerful it…

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