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Old 05-22-2008, 09:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone, I'm thinking about upgrading to the Blackberry Pearl tomorrow! I have two questions that I need help answering!

1) Do I need to purchase the verizon data package when i buy the phone? Can i just not use the internet therefore not requiring activation of the data package?

2) Do I have to pay a monthly fee in order to use email with the Pearl? Like if I wanted to use gmail or something would there be an extra cost beyond that of just purchasing the phone?

thanks for any responses! btw, this site is pretty cool
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1) Verizon requires that you have a BB Data Plan, and you will be unhappy without it.
2) Just the monthly cost of the BlackBerryInternet Service/ Blackberry Data Plan.
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I believe AT&T (my carrier) is the only carrier that lets you buy a BB without a dataplan. As much as I would like to have one, I think that spending more on a phone data plan than I do on my home DSL internet is just beyond a waste of money.
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