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Old 08-22-2010, 05:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been using a Nokia e61i for the past year with no problems at all apart from it's now knackered.

I have now got a BlackBerry 8320 but cannot access the internet without using WiFi. I have rang Orange and they told me I had to pay 5 a month for this service.

I told them that this is a joke as I had internet on my Nokia for free, so why would I pay to have it on a different phone?

Is there any way I can get internet working on my BlackBerry without paying EXTRA?

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It seems that you need a Blackberry Data Plan which is unique from other phone plans
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Old 08-22-2010, 05:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Nope, you have to pay for a blackberry data plan.
No other workaround.
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A BB isn't a Nokia or any other device for that matter.

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Nope, you have to pay for a blackberry data plan.
No other workaround.
Thank you for your responses. Although the user had a generic issue, I am not familiar with the UK carriers to the same extent as you.
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Thanks for the quick reply's. It seems I might have to get another Nokia, sorry!
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Thanks for the quick reply's. It seems I might have to get another Nokia, sorry!
Yes. Without the plan, you are very limited beyond voice and SMS text.
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