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Old 07-23-2009, 01:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an unlocked bold that i currently use on tmobile uk. can i buy a sim only contract in the states, if so which network and what are tarrifs like there? for minutes and texts and blackberry service? in nyc area. thanks
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Much different than what your used too...you can get a "pre paid" sim from tmob or att but you wouldn't have BIS service. To get true BB service you would need to be on a post paid type of service through either tmo or att and they would more than likely require you to sign a contract for at least a year.
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Old 07-25-2009, 06:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What was said above is 90% correct, only the lenth of contract is wrong. The 1 year contract faded out a few months ago across america and is now a 2 year. At att you can get a 450 minute plan and BB BIS for about 69.99 a month. However the Cancelation fee is only $150. SO if you only need it for one year you can cencel whenever and save some money.
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Old 07-26-2009, 03:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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wow - 70 dollars a month for 450 minutes and blackberry?? does that tarrif include text messages? That is quite expensive compared to my tarrif here.
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no Texting Plans are as follows:
$5 = 200 Text
$15 = 1500
$20 = Unlimited

Not to make light of the cost...
But the Wife and I both have Bolds and with BIS Data and Unlimits Texting and the unreal 3000 Minutes we need plus some extras like GPS and Roadside Assistance...
We run a monthly bill of almost $280 with taxes. Therefor my friend, I would love $70ish dollars!
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Old 07-26-2009, 03:55 PM   #6 (permalink)
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wow thats a lot of money. i have the blackberry on flext 75, paying 35 a month for that plus blackberry, i've never gone over on minutes or txts but bloody voicemail costs! the wife has a nokia , is on flext 35, paying 20 a month, never goes over. together we pay around 110 a month - i thought that was a lot! i had no idea it was so expensive there
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yeh that bugs me! I have flext 35 and BB email; paying 35 and get 200 of credit to use how I like....cept I never use more than 40 and i have to pay ON TOP of my monthly payment for voicemail!
good job i hardly get calls.
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Thats it I am moving to the UK lol Jk!
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you should, its cheaper
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Shit AT&T is really expensive compared to other carriers, man I wish I had that UK plan, it would be so cheap!
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Check out Verizon and Sprint. They are more expensive.
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