Originally Posted by secretpact
Hey I have the data plan with Verizon wireless and i'm just wondering if using yahoo messenger costs me money to use? My second question is for someone else but if they send a text message to an email address does it still count as a text message or will it count as data? Thanks everyone!
Nope....if you use IM programs with the Blackberry (either the Blackberry Yahoo IM or Google Talk program, or even Jive Talk for AOL, Windows Messenger, etc.) it all counts as data, so if you have the unlimited data, you're golden. It doesn't count as text messages as the Verizon IM programs through their "regular" phones do. If you send a SMS or MMS, it counts as a text/pix message and not data. So it would be covered under whatever text/pix/flix plan you have.
That is a huge plus going with the BB rather than the Voyager, unless you have the select or premium voice plan that gives you unlimited text.