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Free Texting app to communicate with UK friends??


Apr 21, 2010
Hi Everyone. I have spent my morning searching for this and havent found anything promising yet.

Basically i have a UK friend that I would like to be able to text with for free or VERY low cost. We communicate primarily through MSN messenger but would like the ability to send important messages via text when we are out and away from the computers. I have the Droid Eris, but he has an older Nokia phone. My current provider is Verizon which charges me $0.25 per text sent and $0.20 per text received from the UK. Can anyone help me with this. I have discovered TextPlus, but it says it only works with 10 digit US and Can numbers. Is there a program that can assign him a 10 digit us number? Is this something that can be accomplished through Skype? am i reaching for something that doesnt exist? Im not highly technical, but can follow simple directions if anyone is willing to help me out.

Thanks in advance,


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