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Old 03-10-2009, 07:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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On most providers, if you dial your voicemail, you are charged for the time that you are on the call.

As Visual Voicemail is really an Internet connection into the voicemail server of the provider, does it still use minutes when you listen to the message? Or are you only charged if you dial into your voicemail the old-fashioned way?
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I an using YouMail and its not counting on my minutes
Thanks. How about with the Visual Voicemail application provided by Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and at&t on various handsets?
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On most providers, if you dial your voicemail, you are charged for the time that you are on the call.

As Visual Voicemail is really an Internet connection into the voicemail server of the provider, does it still use minutes when you listen to the message? Or are you only charged if you dial into your voicemail the old-fashioned way?
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Is this like Beer of the Month? Mmmmm beer.
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Oh, in that case... I am off to start a Beer of the Month thread.
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Well, to answer the question anyway... With Sprint, you are not charged minutes, however, you are charged casual data if you were foolish enough to get a visual voice mail capable phone without a data plan. The messages are technically "downloaded" to your phone, so no minute charges are spent, because you are not going over the air to retrieve them.
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