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Old 01-08-2010, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

I got the BB 8520 as a present for my birthday but without a service provider.. i got the phone from Germany and i am currently in the UK using Lebara Mobile as carrier..

Can i still somehow use BBM?? or skype on my phone without the BB data plan?? if not, where can i get this from? do i have to pay BB something in order to get the data plan??

I have WI-Fi at home and at Uni and almost everywhere i go..

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Old 01-08-2010, 02:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No BBM without a data plan.
No Skype at all....
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You get a BlackBerry data plan from your cell service provider.
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Never heard of Lebara Mobile before.
Any, they dont offer blackberry data plans.
They barely offer a data plan.
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Old 01-08-2010, 02:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I just looked them up... seems to be a pay as you go type deal. Looks like TracFone here in the US.
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Thank you all 4 your quick replies..

@Ian: yeah it's a pay as you go.. does this mean i still can't get it somehow somewhere???
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@Ian: yeah it's a pay as you go.. does this mean i still can't get it somehow somewhere???
The best I can translate, that is what they meant.

If you change carriers, yes, you can get the BlackBerry Data Plan.
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Old 01-09-2010, 10:54 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Dear nana,

Wouldn't it be easier to just call Lebara Mobile and ask them?
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