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I know Verizon does not have a tower in St. Thomas, but does texting work?

Posted : June 16, 2015 11:31 am
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Yes, text without photos works, at no additional charge, and is covered under your nationwide plan. Phone calls are charged at $1.99 per minute. No data, but with a smart phone just pickup a Wi-Fi signal for all your email/internet data needs.

Rocky Dock
Water Island

Posted : June 16, 2015 11:56 am
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Thanks. Was trying how to get by without a phone. Will have other family on island that have AT&T.

Posted : June 16, 2015 2:08 pm
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I've had Verizon for every trip I've made down, and always had at least spotty data in the last 3 or 4 years, even on STJ. It completely depends where you're at, and possibly your phone itself. My wife gets better data than I do, even though she has an older phone.

Posted : June 19, 2015 2:57 pm
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Don't know if this would be of interest and I know you're not looking for a 'phone but the 'phone is only $9.99 and the monthly rate of $30 includes unlimited calls and texting:

Posted : June 19, 2015 4:52 pm
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