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tlgkumar 07-15-2009 03:00 AM

Socket without data plan
 
Hi,
I would like to use jde 4.2 in 8700g.

Is it possible to open a socket and send/receive data WITHOUT a data plan?

Thanks

Ganesh Kumar

hrbuckley 07-15-2009 10:16 AM

Without any data plan? No

With a generic data plan? Yes

With a Blackberry data plan? Yes

tlgkumar 07-16-2009 03:02 AM

Socket without data plan
 
Thank you very much for your reply. It is clear now. Just to cross-check, I need to have some data plan, not necessarily blackberry data plan. Am I right ?

The idea is that my SIM already has a general data plan and I do not want to incur additional expenditure by way of blackberry data plan.

Ganesh Kumar.

hrbuckley 07-16-2009 11:30 AM

Blackberry will open a direct TCP socket using a properly configured APN. Support for what ports you may or may not be able to connect to are wireless provider dependent.


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