Google Calendar will no longer send SMS reminders

Google is sending out an email, notifying all Google Calendar users that SMS reminders no more.


The email I received reads as follows;
"Starting on June 27th, 2015, SMS notifications from Google Calendar will no longer be sent. SMS notifications launched before smartphones were available. Now, in a world with smartphones and notifications, you can get richer, more reliable experience on your mobile device, even offline.
To receive notifications on your smartphone, either configure the calendar app that came with your device or install Google Calendar for Android or iPhone. For more information on how to configure notification defaults, check out the Help Center. 
Please note: Please note: This change will not affect Google Drive for Work, Google Apps for Work (paid edition), Education and Government customers. 
- The Google Calendar Team"
Personally, I'm happy to see this. Calendar entries always seemed to default to SMS, and I preferred the notification on my phone or tablet, as it is easier and faster to clear.

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