If that is considered data roaming, then you will be charged.
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And if you are not roaming, communicating through BBM with anyone anywhere in the world is included in your BB data plan. For example, I'm in the U.S. but I BBM with people in the UK and Thailand and it's covered by my data plan. Hope that helps.
Great question! BBM is free to use as long as you have a data connection. If the person in Dominican Republic lives there and has a data connection all messages are free and included with his/her data plan, it will not cost you any extra. If the person in Dominican Republic is another user in your account I recommend that person use a WiFi data connection to avoid data roaming charges or consider a Global Data plan http://businessportals.verizonwireless.com/international/GlobalData/Caribbean/Dominican Republic.htm... for that line while outside the United States.
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