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Old 07-29-2009, 08:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I hope this is the right forum to post this in. I've searched but can't find the answer.

I'll be traveling to South Africa for the month of September, and would like to get a Prepaid SIM card while I'm there. I have an unlocked T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900.

Vodacom apparently has a Prepaid BlackBerry add-on. BlackBerry Prepaid - Vodacom

Once I put the SIM in my Curve and add the Blackberry service to it, will I need to re-register my e-mail address with BIS, or will it just pick up the settings from my existing BIS setup? I assume it's all based on my PIN and IMEI, which won't be changing.

Thanks in advance.

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No, you would have to setup a new account on BIS for THAT carrier.
Which won't allow you to, as your PIN is connected to your current BIS account.
You would need to delete your PIN from that BIS account to register for a new account on the new carrier's BIS.
I don't know if its as simple as deleting the PIN or whether you would need to cancel that BIS account to setup a new one.
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