How Text Messages Get Sent

In the 1800's, it took 12 days for a letter to travel from New York City to London. Needless to say, technology has advanced enormously since then. At the click of a button, we can communicate instantly with virtually anyone on the planet. But how do text messages get sent? How is a written message transferred through the air and delivered to a recipient in a matter of seconds? Watch the video below to find out.