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Verizon announces World Messaging Unlimited with free unlimited texts and discounted calls

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Verizon announces World Messaging Unlimited with free unlimited texts and discounted calls
Do you send a lot of international texts, or make a ton of international calls? Verizon has a new texting plan just for you. Big Red's World Messaging Unlimited plan charges just $5 per month per line for unlimited texts sent to most countries. When calling Canada or Mexico, you are charged just 1 cent per minute. Calls to the Caribbean and Central America are rung up at the price of 5 cents per minute.

Verizon is offering those who sign up for the the World Messaging Unlimited plan a $15 savings, by making the first three months free. Keep in mind that Verizon is characterizing this as a limited time offer, so don't start making a long 200 page list of pros and cons. If you make international texts and call often to Mexico, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean, this would seem like a no brainer.

Send unlimited international texts for free with Verizon's new plan

Send unlimited international texts for free with Verizon's new plan


source: Verizon via Engadget

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posted on 21 Jan 2014, 23:20 12

1. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2550; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


I just love how T-Mobile's Uncarrier initiatives have the other national carriers so shook. They're changing & adding plans faster than sorority girls on a Saturday night. It's amazing & excellent for the industry.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 00:20 6

2. Killertech2099 (Posts: 143; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


Their shaking, Verizon out of all carriers, you got the top dog scared, Go ahead T-Mobile make em scared, i love competition. Three days from now sprint and at&t will follow

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 00:34 1

3. Daftama (Posts: 573; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Lol Verizon isn't scared... They are loving tmobile is doing and they r doing it better and make more money... Better making more money per line what tmobile is doing... Honestly I would love any company to take Verizon down but that won't happen nor will you scare them for now

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 00:43 3

4. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4103; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Yup, T-Mobile definitely is leading the industry in that respect. As soon as they get Verizon level coverage, I'll hop right back over to T-Mobile, happy as can be.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 06:37 1

5. unbiased123 (Posts: 1; Member since: 22 Jan 2014)


Since most of their customers own a smartphone with a dataplan (and so does everyone around the world) then why in the world would you pay $5 for unlimited texts and not use whatsapp or viber or tango. This is a fail in my opinion!! So instead of coming up with more economical plan they find a way to charge more for these silly services.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 07:36

6. Topcat488 (Posts: 1170; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


+1 Green thumb from me unbiased123... I've been using What'sapp ever since i've returned from Germany, texting and voice mailing, and sending pictures and videos... You can't do that through a carrier for FREE. And then just $0.99 for the next year. Only a dummy would pay $5.00 a month, IMO.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 08:32

7. shyguy3763 (Posts: 49; Member since: 27 Oct 2013)


Yeah,but T-mobile still sucks in the fact that they have very few high end phones!

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 08:49 4

8. Rydsmith (Posts: 181; Member since: 20 Jun 2012)


You mean like:
Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
iPhone 5S/C
Galaxy Note 3

Yeah... you might honestly be what I can only consider a moron.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 11:18 1

10. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2550; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


Rydsmith is right. You clearly haven't checked out what they have to offer recently. T-Mobile's high-end selection is on par with the other national carriers. The only area lacking is high-end WP devices, but AT&T has the upper hand in that category over everyone. In other words, you're wrong.

Also, T-Mobile has:
HTC One
Motorola X
LG G2
LG Flex (coming this month)

If you don't know, it's better to just not say anything.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 10:33 1

9. jamesedward318 (Posts: 99; Member since: 25 Dec 2010)


Everyday T-Mobile drops and unveils something new you can hear Stevenson, McAdams and Hesse all say "DAMN!"

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 22:20

11. Daftama (Posts: 573; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Hess is an idiot, Stevenson follows other, McAdam could careless it would take Steve Hess and ledger to take McAdam never the less I would love to see that happens maybe I'll regret it when it happens oh well we regret almost everything let's add one more..

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