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Old 04-27-2009, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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May sound a strange question but i'm going abroad soon and it would be a lot cheaper to send texts via my data package than the international charge for text messages.
Is there a way to do this, it would be great if there were.

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Old 04-27-2009, 02:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes it is possible. You need to know the appropriate gateway. Here is a list of the most common US carriers.

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Yes, you would email the recipient phone number @ the carrier domain.

Such as your would send an email to: [email address] for a Tmobile subscriber. You will need to know the recipients carrier and the carrier domain. A list is here:

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