Verizon Wireless, a mobile communications provider in the United States, offers many cell phone subscription plans. In addition to standard calling plans that include pre-determined minutes, text messages and data, Verizon Wireless also offers pre-paid or pay-as-you-go plans with no credit check or contractual obligation for those with different budgets and phone needs. No matter the plan you use, all Verizon Wireless plans can use the Mobile to Mobile Calling feature, allowing Verizon customers to call or text each other for free.
Mobile to Mobile Calling is a feature that allows you to call or text any other Verizon Wireless subscriber for free, without affecting the number of allocated minutes or text messages. As of May 2011, Verizon Wireless has more than 80 million subscribers, which means that there is a good likelihood that many of your friends and family can be contacted for free.
While Mobile to Mobile Calling is available on standard plans costing $39.99 and above, prepaid daily plans fall under different pricing categories. For plans with a daily access cost of $1.99 or 99 cents per day, unlimited Mobile to Mobile Calling is included at no extra charge. For the one prepaid daily plan with no daily access cost, Mobile to Mobile Calling is 25 cents per minute.
Mobile to Mobile Calling must be done within the Verizon Wireless coverage area. If you are roaming, standard rates will apply to any calls made or text messages sent to other Verizon Wireless subscribers. Additionally, if your prepaid daily account expires or your balance reaches zero, you will be unable to make Mobile to Mobile calls.
If you do not have Caller ID or have set up Caller ID Block, Mobile to Mobile Calling will not apply to incoming calls, only outgoing. Also, having call forwarding and no answer/busy transfer features enabled will not work with Mobile to Mobile Calling, and data usage or checking your voicemail are not applicable under the unlimited Mobile to Mobile Calling feature.
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