Well put Jase88! BlackBerry's have to cummunicate through RIM's secure servers for data access, without a specific BlackBerry Data Plan you'll only have voice and SMS. Unfortunately there's no way around it.
Originally Posted by Jase88
Blackberry is not just a device, it's also a service. RIM recieves a portion of monthly fees from carriers. And they've carefully built their solution so that it will only work with their network.