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Old 07-14-2010, 12:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi everyone i have a question.......im on a iphone o2 contract (unlimited data) and i really wanna sell my iphone and get a blackberry.if i put my sim into a blackberry would my internet and everything be free and work ok??? thanks
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No, it won't work.
The BlackBerry requires a specific BlackBerry Data Plan.
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ok thanks,so i guess im stuck with my iphone. im sick of the sight of it! is there anything i can do?
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Why are you stuck? If you want to get a BlackBerry, then get one. Just switch your data service over to a BlackBerry Plan.
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i dont think o2 will switch it cos i have a year to run on my contract!
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o2 may change it, if you are paying the same amount.
They don't care what's on your plan, as long as you're paying the same amount.
It may take a few phone calls to get through to a decent customer service person.
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I guess it's different in the UK.
In the US, the contract is typically on the voice plan, not the data plan.
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On O2 they made specific plans for iphone which are different from the regular phone plans.
including how many minutes and texts you get, plus the iphone specific data plan.
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I had a Nokia 5800 with 12 months to run on contract. I contacted Orange to say i was purchasing a BB 9700 and could they switch me to a BB data plan and to my surprise they did it there and then, no extra cost and still running on my existing contract time.
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