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Old 07-13-2006, 02:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
what is the cost for a single BB to be provisioned for BES in the UK?
I am with t-mobile, not easy finding this information on their website needless to say!

I have BES Express setup on my Exch 2003 box but only have a standard BIS account, I'm seeing errors in my BES logs like:-

(07/13 18:27:08):{0xC94} *** OTAKEYGEN *** sending ABORT_TRANSACTION, transID = 0

I'm guessing I'd need to part with more money to get this working?

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I should probably point out although the phone is registered to my business the tarrif I am on is not one of the business ones.
Not sure if this makes any difference.
Anybody any ideas on cost?

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I should probably point out although the phone is registered to my business the tarrif I am on is not one of the business ones.
Not sure if this makes any difference.
Anybody any ideas on cost?

thanks
Mike
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You're sim card needs to be enabled on the BES tariff with T-mobile to enable a BES server/handheld to work. If you have only a BIS account it doesn't work. If you call up T-Mob they may be able to tell you the cost of the upgrade.

FWIW on O2/VF the RRP's are 12 for BIS and 36 per month for BES. I have no idea of the T-Mobile costs as we don't deal with them.
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I think T-Mobile UK is also ~ xxx163;35 a month. I think you get special deals with any operator if have something to negotiate with (like buying a BES, multiple devices, etc). If you're only a single user, it may be cheaper to go down the hosted BES/Exchange route.
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That's interesting, Vodafone didn't charge me any extra for enabling BES as well as BIS for my BB (15 pm).
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