Originally Posted by Blackberryer
I got a Curve with AT&T today, my first non-Verizon BB, and when I tried to set up Yahoo messenger, I got a message my device wasn't enabled for it. So I called tech support and they sent me a tutorial on setting it up, I have to download a mobile IM client. The tutorial also explained IMs are charged as SMS messages.
Is this new or just an AT&T thing? When I was with VZW, I had Yahoo IM and it was just part of the data package.
I think the only IM client that uses text is OZ. If you are using JiveTalk or any other third party app it uses data. The Tech was wrong.