Securing Postage By SMS In Sweden

Securing Postage By SMS In Sweden
technology

A curious hybrid of communication methods takes the hassle out of snail mail correspondence.

Stephen Fortune
  • 9 march 2011

The Swedish Postal system ‘Posten’ is set to trial a new method of postage and packaging whereby citizens use their cell phone instead of postage stamps.

“Customers will send a text and receive a code in response that will be written on a piece of mail to show the postage had been paid.The system will work for packages weighing up to 4.4 pounds”

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