Phone Providers and SMS


You can easily send SMS to your friends for free by using your email, uploading it as an attachment and sending it to the following addresses depending on the carrier

Most carriers use the 10-digit phone number and carrier domain. Example

Alltel[10-digit phone number]

AT&T (formerly Cingular)
[10-digit phone number]
For multimedia messages, use [10-digit-number]

Boost Mobile [10-digit phone number]

Cricket Wireless[10-digit phone number]
For multimedia messages: [10-digit phone number]

Nextel (now part of Sprint Nextel)[10-digit telephone number]

Sprint (now Sprint Nextel)[10-digit phone number]

T-Mobile[10-digit phone number]

Verizon[10-digit phone number]

Virgin Mobile USA[10-digit phone number]

Other U.S. and Canadian carriers:
Bell Canada: [10-digit-phone-number]
Centennial Wireless: [10-digit-phone-number]
Cellular South: [10-digit-phone-number]
Cincinnati Bell: [10-digit-phone-number]
Metro PCS: [10-digit-phone-number] or [10-digit-phone-number]
Qwest: [10-digit-phone-number]
Rogers: [10-digit-phone-number]
Suncom: [10-digit-phone-number]
Telus: [10-digit-phone-number]
U.S. Cellular: [10-digit-phone-number]



Extended SMS serviced


MySMS is a cloud based SMS service that will sync to all of your devices.
They have apps for PC, MAC, iOS (both tablet and phone), Android (both
tablet and phone), Web, Facebook, and Chrome.  Any device you have the app
on will automatically sync SMS text back to all other devices.  One of the
nice features of this is that if you replace your phone, tablet, or
computer for any reason you just install the app on the new device and you
will instantly have all your texts back.

Mighty Text

Is a service like MySMS but adds in some additional features like being able to schedule when to send a message.



Ebuddy is a subscription service.  Not an all devices sort but it can
do more than SMS texting.  With links to MSN and other messenger services
this can be a well rounded contact service for you.



txtDrop service is not a subscription service and does not allow for
maintaining address books but if you need something quick and simple
this is the place to go.