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Dont tell me americans never paid for a single SMS?? Here every single SMS is charged.
$0.20 per sent or received text. Do you mean that you don't have the option of an unlimited plan?
    
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They sure love them utters.
umm udders? or utters?
>_> Spelling is very important.

Also here it's like 30-80c USD per text. No one complains, and max is like 25-100 free sms's on a normal plan.
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I paid $274 to cancel my contract only 5 months into it. They sucked that bad. Verizon FTW in every aspect.
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I had a decent sized post written up but tapatalk is pure garbage. Any networks guys want to chime in on any problems sending sms over 3g/4g? I cant think of any other than they dont want to get rid of their money making fraud scheme. They sure as **** cant use the "waaahh overloaded network" line because an average text is literally almost zero bytes.
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$0.20 per sent or received text. Do you mean that you don't have the option of an unlimited plan?
Wait, you have to pay for receiving texts? or did I miss read that? also $0.20 to send a text? In the UK the most expensive text rate cost £0.10 ($0.16) per text (just sending receiving is free) the network I am on (vodafone) charges £0.05 ($0.08) per text or I could just top up £20 ($32.98) and I will get 30,000 texts for a month and 300 calling mins and 500mb internet (unless you have a Blackberry then its unlimited) that means that just the texts on its own will normally cost £150 ($247.39) lol you Americans are getting ripped off
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Wait, you have to pay for receiving texts? or did I miss read that? also $0.20 to send a text? In the UK the most expensive text rate cost £0.10 ($0.16) per text (just sending receiving is free) the network I am on (vodafone) charges £0.05 ($0.08) per text or I could just top up £20 ($32.98) and I will get 30,000 texts for a month and 300 calling mins and 500mb internet (unless you have a Blackberry then its unlimited) that means that just the texts on its own will normally cost £150 ($247.39) lol you Americans are getting ripped off
Yep. It used to be (way back in the wee days, ~10 years ago) that received SMS messages were free, and to send one, it was $0.10 per text. Then it was changed to $0.10 for either sending or receiving, then $0.15 per sent/received, and now it's $0.20 per sent/received.
    
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