Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry 8700g: BlackBerry8700/4.2.1 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100)
BlackBerries communicate differently than other cell phones, and that is why the BlackBerry data plan is necessary. With the BlackBerry data plan you will get the push e-mail and Internet browsing. That is just how it is. It may not be the device for you, though.