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Old 02-13-2008, 07:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im in the USA for short while and using the prepaid t-mobile card with my curve 8320. if i connect to the internet using the wifi option on the phone do i get charged for it? i remember people telling me that they did not get the internet on the phone because they just connect to the wifi without an extra charge.
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If you use Wi-Fi you won't incur any charges.
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thats good to know. the one thing im noticing is that the wifi keeps falling off.
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If you can't use the WiFi for VOIP and you have an unlimited data plan, what is the purpose of WiFi? Just curious as to what it is used for.....
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If you can't use the WiFi for VOIP and you have an unlimited data plan, what is the purpose of WiFi? Just curious as to what it is used for.....
Free calls and browsing for free if it doesnt drop of course.
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Free calls and browsing for free if it doesnt drop of course.
But are you not already browsing for "free" if you have a unlimited Data Plan? Is there a way to make free calls without using VOIP??

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he's talking about using wifi not edge
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he's talking about using wifi not edge
Ok, so if you have both WiFi and Edge and you have the unlimited data plan and AT&T does not allow you to use VOIP, what exactly does WiFi do for you???
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I've wondered the same thing. Faster browser when you can get a wifi signal.

If you're using it overseas you can get your email over wifi only and get out of the big data roaming charges.
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