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Old 07-16-2006, 11:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am here in Venezuela for my company , but from usa. My company started using bb for email for managers. Here in Venezuela they have a company that has a cdma bb. But my cell here is GSM and this provider Digitel does not fo blackberries yet..

Can I buy an unblocked blackberry , use my gsm chip, I am pretty sure my provider digitel has GPRS, then do I just use the blackberry sn , give it to my company they set me up to retrieve email?

I don't want a phone and a bb , so I think that if I can get this unblocked bb to work as my gsm phone, then use the gprs signal to retrieve my email from my work server it would be perfect

Can somebody elp me. Where is the best place to buy unblocked 8700's too?

Old 07-17-2006, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check with Digitel if they support provisioning for Blackberry services yet... having this GPRS network coverage is one thing, provisioning Blackberry services on its network for use is another.
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your carrier will need to be have an agreeement with RIM. Your gsm chip (sim card) will need to have a subscription to the blackberry service (cost several $$)
then it should all work.
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