Originally Posted by takeshi
GPS usage has nothing to do with a BB data plan. GPS obtains your positioning data from GPS satellites -- not via your data plan. Your GPS app is an entirely separate item from your BB data plan. The BB data plan is only needed to provide access to download maps.
You are partially correct. Yes, GPS data has nothing to do with which dataplan you have. However, you must have a BB dataplan for the map applications. The GPS app gives you latitude and longitude data. The map app takes that data with the map data, gives you useful, visual information. Unless of course, you can navigate by lat/long data only.