Long distance texts

Long distance texts

Long distance texts

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Long distance texts

I was sending text messages to my friend who was at the airport, and these were local texts but i sent 2 messages at the time when my friend turned off her phone so she didn't receive them yet. She will probably receive them once she reaches her destination over seas. Will I still be charged for these texts? 

 

I have an unlimited texting plan.

I don't have any long distance text add on.

 

 

 

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Re: Long distance texts

Solved by Former Moderator FidoJudhy

Hi NJ,

 

As ABELITIN said, you will not be charged extra for the text message as for you, the text message is local (sent to a Canadian phone number).

 

It will also be free for your friend to receive it as received text messages are free no matter where you are located.

 

I hope this helps!

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Hi NJ,

 

As ABELITIN said, you will not be charged extra for the text message as for you, the text message is local (sent to a Canadian phone number).

 

It will also be free for your friend to receive it as received text messages are free no matter where you are located.

 

I hope this helps!



I'm a Contributor Level 2

If your friend's number is Canadian, and you don't get charged when you usually text her, you don't have to worry, as to you, it is still a "local" text.

 

Your friend, however, will most likely have to pay when she receives the SMS overseas, as her telephone will be roaming, and that's one of the most expensive services for cell phones (I think it costs around $0.75 (75 cents) to receive a text while roaming overseas).

 

HTH