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Why are group texts billed as picture/video?
Tinen
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I was shocked on my last bill to be billed for sending 14 picture/video messages, when I was only aware of sending two.  Looking at the download detail from My Verizon, I sent a regular text as a Group MMS to 12 people, and it sent them through the "vzwpix.com" and "icmms1.sun5.lightsurf.net" servers.  Why would this be billed as a video message instead of as a text message?

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Re: Why are Group texts billed as picture/video?
tikibar1
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Group texts and texts with pictures/videos are considered multimedia texts:

http://support.verizonwireless.com/support/faqs/PictureMessaging/faq_pixmessaging.html

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Re: Why are Group texts billed as picture/video?
tikibar1
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Group texts and texts with pictures/videos are considered multimedia texts:

http://support.verizonwireless.com/support/faqs/PictureMessaging/faq_pixmessaging.html

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