I greatly appreciate your concerns, Omack. I know how important it is to be able to stay in contact with friends and family abroad. May I ask if you've ever been able to text them? Any other members of your account have a similar issue? YosefT_VZW Follow us on Twitter @VZWSupport If my response answered your question please click the �Correct Answer� button under my response. This ensures others can benefit from our conversation. Thanks in advance for your help with this!!