Author Topic: VOIP and MMS  (Read 4519 times)


  • Bristles
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« on: July 03, 2013, 09:13:15 AM »
Is there a VOIP service (like Google Voice) that allows for MMS? I'm ready to port my phone number over and start using a better system than I currently use (Just the platinumtel unlimited for 40 plan, with craptastic reception in my basement) but need to cover this base first. Suggestions?


  • 5 O'Clock Shadow
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Re: VOIP and MMS
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2013, 04:06:29 PM »
If you have Wi-Fi, you could use a number from Heywire for texting.  Of course this means 2 numbers rather than 1, but Heywire is free.  Other people I see use WhatsApp a lot in South America.  I have used both.   The advantage of Heywire is it is an actual phone number people text to.  Hope this is an answer...  maybe not?


  • Magnum Stache
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Re: VOIP and MMS
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2013, 09:09:12 PM »
VOIPo and both have limited SMS text messaging support, currently. No MMS, though... likely not going to get that.

I'm not sure you'll be able to port a number and get support with SMS with VoIP is still very much in its infancy and uncommon, oddly enough.


Wow, a phone plan for fifteen bucks!