09-12-2008, 02:22 PM
Join Date: Jul 2006
PIN: Not on my iPhone5
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There are two types of Blackberries - those with wifi and those without. You may be able to access some 'data' services via wifi (if you have a wifi-enabled 'berry - typically the XX20 versions).
But beyond that, anything other than voice calls, texting and wifi requires data plan - including email, facebook, other web-based apps, navigation options (GPS enabled phones can access GPS satellites without 'data', but require data for displaying/updating maps)...
Bottom line, unless you want just a phone and/or a PIM, you need a data plan.