If you are on the contract free MetroPCS mobile network here in the US and use an Android device, textPlus and MetroPCS have announced a new partnership that brings free group texting to the Android users on the network. The application can be downloaded free on the Android Market right now.
Once downloaded the user has to use the app to text “!chat” to the textPlus 60611 short code. After that, they can add as many contacts from the device as they want into a group to send out a text message to.
The group messaging option is free on plans with MetroPCS costing $45 and $50 monthly and the user can send as many text messages as they want with the application. textPlus us a popular app with the maker claiming 3.5 billion messages have been sent with the app across all platforms it is offered for since it launched in 2009.
[via Android Community]