I always wondered why cell phones had a 160 character limit and still think it's odd. Having Verizon, if I send a text of over 160 to another Verizon user, it allows the message to be sent. However, trying to send a text that exceeds 160 to someone on another network only allows the first 160 to be seen. Is there really that much miscommunication between networks to not allow these texts? At least some other companies allow texts of over 160 to be sent as multiple texts (ie 1/2, 2/2). I think they could change it if they wanted but they rather not, and why do they care? It's not like it costs them anything for our text messages to be sent anyways.