My Plan includes unlimited SMS and MMS messages. Does it mean unlimited international text, video and picture messages?

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My Plan includes unlimited SMS and MMS messages. Does it mean unlimited international text, video and picture messages?
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Jagpal Malik

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I believe it only includes international SMS, which is text-only.
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I sent some international MMS and it didn't cost my extra money, but you need to be in Canada.
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To my limited understanding, Koodo only includes international (global) SMS, and you could be charged for overseas MMS (even if you're sending the MMS from Canada). Due to this, I don't send MMS to overseas recipients with Koodo. MMS may however break down into SMS when sent internationally...example a really long SMS, which would send as an MMS, might split into total characters divided by 160 = number of SMS sent, might send a URL instead of display the photo or video sent so the recipient could access it via Koodo/Telus servers. If the recipient receives it as SMS instead, you might not get charged for MMS. To be fair, I've never been quoted the usage rate for international MMS...though this link suggets it'd be $0.25 per billable message.

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I've sent MMS to recipients abroad. They were always free. I believe video is a different matter because it is .... well, a video, nothing in the SMS MMS standard. 
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