Originally Posted by dyzs
I thought T-Mobile disabled port blocking a while back? Was this just for ports related to applications such as Verichat?
These are two totally different things here.
You can use Verichat with either plan. But you can only use BES with the more expensive plan.
For North America, yes, T-Mobile is the only one. However, there are other foreign carriers in other countries that charge extra for access to a BES.