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About Verizon Text Message

The Verizon text message system is called getTXT. It allows for two-way messaging between mobile phone and internet users. The process is simple--craft your text message using your number keypad or a Qwerty keyboard and then send your message using the stored names and numbers in your address book. As soon as you send your Verizon text message, the recipient receives your note instantly. The getTXT system even allows for international text messaging. For just 10 cents to receive and 25 cents to send, communicating overseas is now fast and affordable. Australia, Africa, Asia, North America and Europe are all included in the getTXT network by Verizon. Can you speak in text? Verizon Wireless can help you translate your message into text-speak. 'How are you doing?' becomes 'how R U doN?' This short-hand script speeds up the process of sending and receiving text messages. You can translate your messages directly from the Verizon Wireless website.Are you familiar with instant messaging programs from Yahoo!, AOL and MSN? Did you know you can use those programs from your Verizon mobile phone? Now you can log on with your screen name and keep your buddies with you at all times. These programs take text messaging to an all-new level: real-time communication.You can also choose to join a Verizon text message community. As a member, you can communicate with people who share your common interests. Sports groups, music fan clubs and other private communities can connect you with new friends all around the globe.