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Old 07-20-2006, 09:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I will shortly be going to spain for a few weeks.
I am registered as a busines suser with T-Mobile.
I have the Flext 25 pack with Web n Walk plus BIS plus
BES.

I called T-Mobile and they gave me the costs for roaming in spain, including the data costs. These seem rather high, I think the BB mail was 0.73p per Kilobyte.
Also it was not clear if that included GPRS data for web browsing, nor was it clear how BES data was charged?

Can anybody who has had experience of travelling in europe from the UK with T-Mobile shed any light on this one?

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Old 07-21-2006, 02:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't know if this makes things any clearer for you- found this info on the T-Mobile site (I'm an O2 user, so can't really help)

Roaming Costs- GPRS

WAP (using GPRS) xxx163;7.50 per Mb

Office Link 0.2p per Kb

BlackBerry 0.73p per Kb
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If you're using a BES and the BB browser (via the BES) all the data is encrypted and email goes through the same "pipe" as browsing. So you should get the same rate for everything.

If you travel a lot I think T-Mobile UK do fixed price BB roaming (for data) too.

If you only use mail when you're abroad the BB is quite efficient. Expect only a few K a day background and a few K per mail. Browsing and attactmenst will cost more.

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