BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-11-2008, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Model: 8100
PIN: N/A
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 12
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default WiFi abroad

Please Login to Remove!

I've gonna be spending some time abroad and I'll definitely have Wifi. I have an 8100 right now, but will look into an 8120 should it meet my needs.

Basically, I'd like to use WiFi only (for $$$ reasons) instead of using the cell towers and paying roaming fees. Is there a way to essentially disable the cell phone capabilities and use wifi only?

For phone calls, some sort of VoIP software package would be perfect.

I'm still under contract so will keep my cell phone service with AT&T, but if I cancel my data plan while I'm abroad (for months at a time), would I still be able to get push email, web browsing, etc. over wifi?

I'm sure this has been attempted before or even discussed before. I tried searching, but point me to the appropriate thread if this topic has already been covered at length.

Thanks!
Offline  
Old 06-11-2008, 08:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,703
Post Thanks: 4
Thanked 112 Times in 79 Posts
Default

At this time there is no VoIP for the 8120 from AT&T (not even any 3rd party apps.) You can turn the mobile network off and just use wifi for data, though.

TMobile is the carrier to have if you want VoIP. Their UMA service is great for overseas travel.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Edwards High Vacuum Internartional A363-01-131 Clean Overhaul Kit E1/2M18 pump
$119.97
Edwards High Vacuum Internartional A363-01-131 Clean Overhaul Kit E1/2M18 pump pictureEdwards Datametrics 1550C Vacuum Gauge Controller
$20.0
Edwards Datametrics 1550C Vacuum Gauge Controller pictureDentalEZ CustomVac CV-101-H Dental Single Head Vacuum Pump w/ 10 Hg Pressure
$462.21
DentalEZ CustomVac CV-101-H Dental Single Head Vacuum Pump w/ 10 Hg Pressure pictureDentalEZ CustomVac CV-101 Dental Single Head Wet Ring Vacuum Pump w/ 10 Hg
$599.31
DentalEZ CustomVac CV-101 Dental Single Head Wet Ring Vacuum Pump w/ 10 Hg pictureNEW JB Industries Bottle of Black Gold Vacuum Pump Oil 1 quart
$12.19
NEW JB Industries Bottle of Black Gold Vacuum Pump Oil  1 quart picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.