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Old 12-05-2010, 07:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there thinking of buying a blackberry and was wondering whether I would be able to use pin and email services on my contract. I broke my old phone and can't cancel the contract.

It's with virign and I get 1GB of 'mobile web'. I'm not sure if that will count for the email and pin. Also if it doesn't, does anyone know any cheap blackberry sim only deals.

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It doesn't.
You'll need a blackberry add-on, which virgin may add to your existing contract. It runs around 5 per month.

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You need a data plan specifically for BlackBerry.
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thanks guys.
would this one here work on tesco mobile they have a sim only which says it includes unlimited data?
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No, its not blackberry data.
Tesco don't support blackberries at this time.
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Carriers that say unlimited data generally mean regular cell service data not blackberry data. You will need a BB data plan in most cases for any email.
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