Phone Verification USA Instagram Accounts, nobody has the answer!

I've been looking up, down, and all around town. And there just seems to be ????s everywhere.

I am from the USA, we need to purchase a plan to have a phone number with text. Everybody says virtual numbers don't work anymore.

Is there any other reliable way around this? Plans are like $10-$20 a month at the very least and thats without activation fees. yes just to TEXT.

I've thought about purchasing PVA accounts, but I read that it isn't safe (is that true?), and what about when I…

Phone Verification USA Instagram Accounts, nobody has the answer!