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International Texting

PingerTara
posted this on July 27, 2012 04:33 PM

Want to send international text messages? Please follow these instructions:

  1. Try sending a text from Textfree or Pinger to your friends and test whether it's getting through.
  2. If your test message didn't go through, their carrier or country is not supported. So have your friends on iOS or Android phones download and install our awesome new Pinger app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play.

Pinger is available all over the world and you can text and call each other free as much as you want when you both have the app. 

 

The list below contains the countries (outside of the US) that we are currently able to offer you free texting to.

We would love to support as many countries as possible, but due to outside considerations, this is a list of who we are able to currently support. This list will be updated as our supported countries are updated.

Anguilla

Dominica

Paraguay

Antigua

Ecuador

Peru

Argentina

El Salvador

Puerto Rico

Bahamas

Grenada

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Barbados

Guatemala

Saint Lucia

Belize

Guyana

Surinam

Bermuda

Honduras

Trinidad and Tobago

British Virgin Islands

Jamaica

Turks and Caicos Islands

Canada

Mexico

Uruguay

Cayman Islands

Montserrat

Venezuela

Chile

Netherlands Antilles

 

Colombia

Nicaragua

 

 Costa Rica

Panama

 

 

We hope you continue to enjoy Pinger, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Let free thumbs rule! 

- team Pinger

 

Comments latest first

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PingerTara
Pinger

Pinger is actively working with our SMS partners in order to negotiate lower pricing so we can once again offer you free texting to various international locations.

Unfortunately, as we have mentioned in our article, we do NOT control pricing and therefore cannot "choose" which countries to add or remove from our supported list.

Thank you for your patience in this matter. 

December 14, 2012 10:37 AM
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Criselda Basilan Pariente Donnelly

Please, Please include Philippines

December 12, 2012 09:01 AM
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ihtsham hashmi

Hello Mrs. Mars

Since how many more months you want to see us begging? You said, you need to know our opinion on relaunching Pinger considering some minimal charges. Then what happened?

Kindly make a decision, and yes off-course, in our favor!

December 12, 2012 02:50 AM
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Aj Guerrero1015
look how PINGER is ignoring and dissapointing all these people.. really, if you guys have offered them before pinger wasnt that big, why now that it is one of the too messaging apps for the whole world. We dont understand why not give the country coverages. I HOPE THIS COMMENT GETS READ
December 12, 2012 02:24 AM
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J'taiya
If more countries are added, I hope you take Great Britain into consideration. I have a friend who visits there.
December 08, 2012 02:30 PM
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LeBarron Durant

Qatar still allows text free on wifi...but I have a US number.

December 07, 2012 10:37 PM
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Alexio Mesica
Add Israel Now Thank You
December 02, 2012 03:34 PM
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Estefanii Cedeño
Add Mexico ?!?!!?
December 02, 2012 08:27 AM
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Um Sami
Anyone know if texting to Yemen goes through??
December 02, 2012 08:00 AM
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Ricklamesb

ADD RUSSIA!

December 01, 2012 12:49 PM
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Patricio Ny
@Sandra del Valle Is working now you can now sends txt to Ecuador, I've been texting since 11 am today
December 01, 2012 11:42 AM
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Sandra del Valle
I would really love to send & receive texts to ECUADOR. Please?
December 01, 2012 11:38 AM
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KhimyCar Borlongan
Can you plss add philippines too
November 29, 2012 04:45 AM
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Abdullah Mamun
Can you add Bangladesh ??????please
November 28, 2012 08:29 PM
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Santimal
This would be a ***** 5 star app but it doesn't have Hawaii. I mean like IT'S A STATE PEOPLE!!!!!!! Plus I was born there and a lot, and I mean A LOT of my family lives there. So what's the point if I can't contact them (Pinger is great and all it's just it would be better in HAWAII was on the list)
November 28, 2012 04:17 PM
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Santimal
You should add Hawaii, it's a state. Plus MOST of my FAMILY lives there!! Please add it ^-^
November 28, 2012 02:59 PM
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Ivy Wiens
Please add Guadamalla
November 28, 2012 02:56 PM
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Joelmasterson87
Uhhhh?! United States?
November 28, 2012 05:25 AM
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Alexandra Minasian
Can you add Armenia please
November 28, 2012 04:49 AM
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Jose Antonio Aguilar Moya
What about MEXICO
November 27, 2012 03:33 PM
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Tina
Please add Philippines my family is there please
November 27, 2012 12:26 PM
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Ricklamesb

WHAT ABOUT RUSSIA!!!!!!!!!!!???

 

 

ADD IT

November 18, 2012 08:02 PM
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Emmanuel God-with Us
Help, how i can text to real number cellphone, That doesn't hv pinger. What number I hv dial first before to dial real number cellphone
November 17, 2012 10:34 PM
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selene123089
Help! Would they charge if im texting a real number (Mobile Number) if im texting them straight to their mobile number?
November 08, 2012 05:03 PM
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John Arnold Barrido

Philippines please!

November 03, 2012 10:56 PM
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Patricio Ny

HeyWire or TextMe 2 does work internationally, is to bad to see pinger getting behind :-(

November 02, 2012 07:23 PM
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Md Lokman Hossain

Any news for adding Bangladesh. Pls Pls Pls Add Bangladesh

November 02, 2012 04:36 PM
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Brian Florence
Chikka works to text the Philippines for free. search for that app.
October 26, 2012 01:57 PM
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Pascal Bergeron27
I want to send sms to friends all over europe and australia !!!!
October 19, 2012 09:16 PM
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joeH

Whats up PEOPLE around the beautiful world.........

October 15, 2012 09:47 AM
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Isha23luna
Bring philippines back on the list. Plsss
October 13, 2012 09:10 PM
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Isha23luna
Bring philippines back!!!plsss....:(
October 13, 2012 09:08 PM
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Saipele Tofiga
HELP I have Pinger, can I text for FREE to mobile phones that don't have Pinger (real numbers)?
October 10, 2012 11:52 PM
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melissa martinez

HEY YALLS WUZ UP

 

October 09, 2012 05:08 PM
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happy begum
Back Bangladesh plz I went text my husband plz plz plz
October 08, 2012 06:56 PM
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Shaheera Ali
Plzzzzzz..bring it back to Pakistan!:((
October 07, 2012 07:27 AM
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Sara
Plz bring it back to Pakistan
September 28, 2012 07:59 PM
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Duney Dinh

Please include Vietnam

September 27, 2012 05:18 PM
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Dsouza

For those who use international text messaging more frequently, at&t does offer an International Long Distance Texting plan but its still not cheaper I am using http://ezfreesms.com

September 23, 2012 02:13 AM
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Therese
Thank U for adding my island Antigua & Barbuda as a part of this list. I was able to contact my family members without worrying about the charge. WoW!!!!! Now everyone will be downloading the app. 
September 19, 2012 07:40 PM
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Destiny Dalton

BORING!!!!!!

September 19, 2012 11:06 AM
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Lucky dawn

Pls. bring back in the Philippines.

September 18, 2012 08:15 PM
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Mima
Please bring back to Marshall Island
September 14, 2012 04:30 PM
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Christine Joy Guba
Bring it back to the Philippines.
September 13, 2012 06:25 PM
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Chris lopez
Please bring back philippines, u guys have a lot of filipino members using ur service.
September 13, 2012 05:00 PM
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Andrew Eliason
Germany is not listed, but what if the person is using Pinger DE, the German version?
September 12, 2012 12:17 PM
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ismail

hello

September 12, 2012 12:19 AM
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benedict nocum
bring it back in the philippines please! i love this apps..
September 09, 2012 12:38 AM
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Thomas
Can't text my friends in England? Come on! Get England on that list!
September 05, 2012 10:34 AM
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princess aqsa
Please please add Pakistan into .. I really need it please please :) I be so happy if u can do this .. Thanks
September 04, 2012 08:11 PM
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Nelson Nunez

NO Dominican Republic ?

September 03, 2012 06:34 AM
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Wayes Mohammed Mohiuddin

Where is Bangladesh? Please add to the list.

 

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September 02, 2012 10:36 PM
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jaymarnones
please bring it back to the philippines..
September 02, 2012 06:44 PM
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destiney velez

wow on cp its just not workin!!!!! >:(

September 02, 2012 06:05 PM
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Matthew Bulthuis
What about South Carolina?
September 02, 2012 09:14 AM
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Bobette Schooler

Are you telling me I cannot get freetext from Germany and Austria to the USA

September 01, 2012 07:50 AM
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jaymarnones
please bring it back to the philippines.. iwant this app & i love it so much please please please include philippines..
August 30, 2012 05:41 PM
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Mehreen Akhtar
Please bring it back to the bangladesh as soon as possible!!!!
August 30, 2012 04:48 PM
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Mehreen Akhtar
Plz include Bangladesh...plz plz plz plz plz....
August 30, 2012 04:47 PM
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Cruz Basilio Rivera Diaz

what about SPAIN?

August 29, 2012 10:58 PM
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Keith W

Just a suggestion, but have you looked into a model similar to what google does with gmail chat and sms. Basically, they give you 50 credits and each text message uses one credit. When a mobile user replies to your message (thus sending a text using their mobile service and paying for it) google gives you 5 credits back or maxes you back out at 50 credits.  This serves to limit the number of texts that a user can send for free unless the mobile user on the other end is replying and paying the service provider for texts.  I just thought I would suggest it, in case you have not investigated that type of model yet.

August 29, 2012 08:53 AM
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jaymarnones

please bring it back to the philippines..

August 29, 2012 04:55 AM
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jaymarnones

please bring back in the philippines.. thanks pinger..

August 29, 2012 04:51 AM
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Sharls Toribio
Please include philippines
August 28, 2012 04:51 PM
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Abul L. Haque

I still rate Pinger a *****. They did provide 5-star services. I think the people in Pinger are working hard to come up with a formula to satisfy all those who are affected due to sudden changes in the international destinations.

August 23, 2012 09:24 PM
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Tshering sam
We don't mind if you charge us few cents for message, lower than others mobile companys but totally block the text to our country without any notification was not adjustable to us... Since we have been useing this app for many years.... An it has become the part of the communications with our friends and family back home ... I have rated this app to ***** before now I believe to rate just a single 1* .... So hopefully we ll hear good news from Pinger saying that's the text to our country are listed back .. Thank you
August 23, 2012 05:56 PM
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Tshering sam
We need BHUTAN to be add back thanks
August 23, 2012 05:51 PM
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Ramon Marzan
Dominican republic??
August 22, 2012 07:28 AM
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max

No text to Italy now.

August 22, 2012 03:23 AM
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Kinga piniarz
Can you add Poland for the texting?
August 20, 2012 06:00 PM
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PingerTara
Pinger

Would you be willing to pay for texting to your country?

Let us know by commenting here: http://pinger.zendesk.com/entries/21773558-paid-messaging-to-the-so...

Tell us what you would be willing to pay per text or per month! 

August 20, 2012 03:23 PM
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Md Lokman Hossain

Bring back Bangladesh please. I use lot of time. 

August 20, 2012 02:33 PM
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Nelson

They took out England. :( I'm in America, but this application was the only real thing that kept my girlfriend and I in touch at times. Man, I wish they never raised the taxes.

August 18, 2012 12:36 PM
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mwendellfrey
Are you kidding me? No Mexico? No reason for me to have this since I live there part time. Mexiconis our neighbor. What's the deal? Can I call to or from Mexico? Is this just texting?
August 16, 2012 07:00 AM
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Juan
Hi
August 15, 2012 11:57 AM
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Judy

bring back Bangladesh please ): 

August 15, 2012 10:21 AM
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Mally Bugka

please add back philippines

August 14, 2012 11:29 PM
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Christine Joy Guba
Bring back the text free in the Philippines. Please :/
August 12, 2012 08:55 PM
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Andre' J Salgado

Please please please bring back support for BANGLADESH......

August 11, 2012 09:27 AM
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Rhea Mathew
To delete the app, u either have to hold the app down for a few seconds and press the x and delete or u can hold down the app while pressing the home button two times and then press the delete button! :) THERE YA GO!
August 10, 2012 09:08 AM
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tsiona fruchter

why i can't text grenada, west indies

August 10, 2012 07:32 AM
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Dalida_love88
They took out Iraq :-( so sad
August 10, 2012 12:42 AM
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Sarah valente
How do u delete it :((
August 09, 2012 11:33 PM
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Jhune de los Santos

Before 10 is my Rating ......       NOW... 0....... :(

August 09, 2012 04:46 AM
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Terryyy
I loved this app, but they took out Philippines. Now deleting Pinger off my ipad
August 09, 2012 04:28 AM
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Terryyy
I loved this app, but they took out Philippines. Now deleting Pinger off my ipad
August 09, 2012 04:28 AM
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Cerie Uy Gamboa

THIS IS SOOOO UNBELIEVABLE!!! WHEN I TRIED SENDING A MESSAGE TO PHILIPPINES, IT WENT THROUGH BUT I NEVER RECEIVE ANYTHING SO that simply means that they took out Philippines!!! :(
This is soooo sad!!!

I dont see New Zealand on the list, I also tried sending a message to my friend in NZ but still the same, it never says it's not sent or anything. I dont know if he receive or not, probably not!!! :((


I am sooooooo confident with Pinger before, I always recommend my friends to download the Applications on their smart phones but now. DAMN! I will never ever recommend this anymore :((
 

August 09, 2012 12:22 AM
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Myranda Pfalzgraf

I don't get this site

August 07, 2012 08:15 PM
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Danilo

Alguien q me ayude ya descargue instale le prgrama cree mi num y todo eso ahora... como envio mensajes a celulares sin q mis destinatarios esten registrados??? osea no cacho eso

August 07, 2012 05:02 PM
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Saud Zaman
Very sad to see they raised the fees, as users said u can also put a lil fees so we still can enjoy the free texting....adding pakistan is hard because there is always calling or texting r expensive but india was always cheaper for example india
August 07, 2012 04:09 PM
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Sushil shakya
Pls help me how to send free text to nepal
August 07, 2012 03:38 PM
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Mikhomvt
@Katrina wala pong anuman ;)
August 07, 2012 03:36 PM
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Katrina
@Mikhomvt: thank u for d info.! may chikka na ko.:)
August 07, 2012 03:29 PM
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Mikhomvt
@Katrina Php2.50/text replying to Chikka Message
August 07, 2012 03:21 PM
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Mikhomvt
@Katrina try to check this site if you have a chance about Chikka Messenger http://www.chikka.com/faq.php/#ctm-general
August 07, 2012 03:09 PM
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Katrina
@Mikhomvt: how much will it cost for them to text u back in your chikka messenger??
August 07, 2012 02:39 PM
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Mikhomvt
So disappointed they took out Philippines..now back to Chikka messenger! Hope to to see you back soon Pinger! Thanks.
August 07, 2012 07:26 AM
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Cheche Jn
@ Katrina, you might already have it in your plan. I have the $50/ month but they start from $45. Give it a try. Use format 01163+ cellphone number. If you have a roaming phone, try texting yourself.
August 06, 2012 07:41 PM
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Katrina
@Cheche Jn, i have metropcs but how much will it cost for me to hav an unlimited text internationally???
August 06, 2012 07:14 PM
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Cheche Jn
I loved this app. Unfortunately I don't have any use for it anymore since the Philippines was removed. I think a lot of users would agree to pay a small fee to get the service back. We hope you reconsider. Thanks. BTW, for those looking for an alternative, if you have metropcs in your area, they offer unlimited international texting including the Philippines. I just liked using text free for the big iPad screen.
August 06, 2012 07:04 PM
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