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Old 08-19-2009, 05:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I've been using my BlackBerry 8220 Pearl Flip for a while now without the data plan - essentially, only SMS. The EDGE title in the upper right changed yesterday to GSM. I've tried turning the connection on and off, and doing a hard reset... no luck. Of course, this doesn't mean too much as I didn't have data in the first place, but I'm just confused as to why this happened. Thanks.
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Old 08-19-2009, 05:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Most likely your carrier is doing something (repairs to nearby towers perhaps?). This happened to me earlier this year. Had GSM for 2 days before EDGE came back.
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Thanks - I'll wait a few days and see what happens.
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