You also get free texting and easy access to said texting on your computer, along with your visual voicemail. Additionally, you get voice transcription of your voicemails that will arrive as a text or email for free.
Finally, you can do what I do and hand out this number to people you are not as familiar with for voice calls and texting. It is better than giving them your real phone number and you have lots of options for blocking harassing calls and text messages.
Nokia 638 > Motorola Talkabout > Motorola V60t > Motorola V60i > Motorola V505 > Samsung Epix > HTC Hero
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