T-Mobile Won’t Tax Twitter Texts But Will Hike Prices

T-Mobile USA said its new pricing for business-to-consumer text messages won’t affect companies like Facebook and Twitter, which have direct relationships with the carrier. For countless others who use messaging aggregators, though, the pricing change will go ahead as planned.

ChaCha to Drop T-Mobile in Response to “Twitter Tax”

ChaCha said it will stop delivering text messages to T-Mobile USA customers if the carrier moves ahead with a plan to charge businesses for texts. ChaCha probably won’t be the last company to take such a drastic step in response to the proposed toll.

Industry Moves: ChaCha; Distributive

— ChaCha: The company has appointed Jay Highley and Kevin Mazzatta to its business development team. Highley has joined as chief business d…