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Old 06-29-2008, 12:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, i have an 8310 with AT&T. I want to get OZ IM, but i don't have a data plan. I do however have unlimited text messaging. Will OZ IM use data or text messaging for the usage? Thanks.
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You need a data plan, even to use OZ. OZ requires the data to log in. Then once logged in it uses your sms text plan.
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How much do you assume they will charge me for signing on?
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I don't know. Depends on how many times you sign on and off, etc.
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Right, its 1 cent a kb, so kinda go from there. I don't think its enough to get a data plan for (if that was all you were going to use it for), but don't get shocked when you see the bill.
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Right, its 1 cent a kb, so kinda go from there. I don't think its enough to get a data plan for (if that was all you were going to use it for), but don't get shocked when you see the bill.
Also... AT&T lets you see your kb usage online through their site. Use it for a few days and then check your usage. If it only costs you a a dollar a day or more than get the data plan. If it's pennys a day then stick with the default Pay Per Use.

Personally I want unlimited everything but I don't use the net on my phone enough to justify the data plan. I do however KILL the text usage, so the $20 a month is will worth it.
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