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On 18 Aug 2004 16:17:06 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan Horowitz)
>what are the real technical differences between these three flavors of coverage?
>I mainly use my Free2Go phone for SMS txt'ing overseas.
Well, I don't know who Free2Go is, but for Verizon:
Regular is regular. Standard network.
Roam means someone elses's network, typically you are charged for this
Extended area - not the carriers network, but they have a roaming
agreement with another carrier so you typically aren't charged roaming
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