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Originally Posted by chas_m View Post
I'm confused. Texting (aka SMS) does *not* require a data plan, at least not in my experience in the US and Canada. You can of course test this by turning off both Wi-Fi and 3G on that iPhone and then try texting (send/receive). It should work fine.
But the carriers *do* require a data plan with the iPhone here in the US. The idea is to save money by ditching the non-required text messaging plan and using free texting services that operate using the data service.


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