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Old 05-02-2008, 08:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I just ordered the 8310 without a data package. Can I still download software (games, movies, etc.) to my PC and transfer them via the USB cable to my phone?

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Old 05-02-2008, 09:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (8310)

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How did you manage to get a BB without a data plan? My guess is when you go to activate it you will be stuck with one.
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Old 05-02-2008, 10:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The CSR with ATT told me that a data plan was not neccessary if I just wanted SMS and the phone service.
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Lucky. Usually you have to get a BB dataplan with a BB.
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Not true. THe data plan is needed for rebates. You can buy a blackberry and use it as a phone.
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Lucky. Usually you have to get a BB dataplan with a BB.
I believe Verizon Wireless is the only US carrier that enforces the use of a BlackBerry Data Plan on a Blackberry device.

It is optional on most other carriers.
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I believe Verizon Wireless is the only US carrier that enforces the use of a BlackBerry Data Plan on a Blackberry device.

It is optional on most other carriers.
We had a new member the other day looking at blackberry on Alltel. Two rep's told him they would not activate the blackberry without a data plan. Apparently VZW is not the only one.
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ATT has also been saying that to some people too. Seen that on other boards. Guess it just depends on who you talk with. Sure would be nice to get a straight answer all the time.
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