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Old 05-08-2010, 06:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Guys i need to pick your brains, i currently have an iphone but wanting to swap it for a Blackberry curve 8300 i am with 02 PAYG, and have been told if i stay with PAYG i wont be able to use the internet and wont be able to send picture messages either, unless i am on contract which i dont want to be!

If i buy a Unlocked/simfree 8300 will this still be the case? and is this problem with just o2 or is the same with other networks???
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If you want to use data type features(surf, email, bbm, mms), you must have a BB data plan. Doesn't matter which carrrier.

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So how do i get a data plan and how much does it cost and is it a one off payment?
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You would need a contract or Simplicity SIM Only plan from O2 which includes their Blackberry Bolt-on.
O2 do not offer Blackberry bolt-ons on PAYG.
It depends on the plan, and is a monthly fee.

Ultimately, call O2.
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