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Old 04-18-2009, 04:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Are IM's sent through BBMessenger charged if you don't have a text message add-on plan as are text messages sent through ATT's SMS system or are they an included part of the BIS fee?
Old 04-18-2009, 04:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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BBM uses data not SMS. It's included in your BlackBerry data plan.
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Old 04-18-2009, 04:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Now I am not exactly sure but I belive that is park of the Bis plan. I think its data not a sms. Also contact att about that they will really be able to tell you.
Old 04-19-2009, 11:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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jsconyers is correct. I can personally confirm that BB Messenger is not SMS, but rather data and included in your BES/BIS data plan. It's free with your data plan!
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Totally free with your data plan, even overseas to Europe. I do it everyday.
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Old 04-19-2009, 12:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
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when sending a message via blackberry messanger it is using the data from your blackberry data plan. it does not go out as a sms which can cost money if you dont have a message plan from your provider. i use my BB messanger everyday send a few hundred messages a day and i can confirm that i do not get charged for that. you can even send files from your BB messanger so enjoy it. its all part of the data plan.
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