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Old 08-23-2006, 09:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know if Cingular will set me up on a month-to-month plan if I bring my own Blackberry and SIM card into them? I don't want to be stuck in a contract for a year. I used to be able to do this with my phone, just curious if it's the same deal with their Blackberry plans.
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The Blackberry Data Add On Plan is not contracted if added to a voice plan. However if you are signing up for New Service, ie you don't have a voice plan already, where you want just data only or not, then you will have to sign a min. 1 year contract, and that's with any carrier.
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Cingular won't issue you a phone number without a contract.
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Cingular won't issue you a phone number without a contract.
But they will do it with a voice plan. Do they treat the two differently?
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They won't do it with a voiceplan anymore either. You might be able to call and pull it off, but I've never heard of it happening, and it definetly won't happen in a store.
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It's worth a shot I guess, I'll see what happens. Do you know if I can have them activate a SIM card I already own or do I need to purchase a new one?
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If the sim card was never used before, then you can use it, but once a Ssim card has been activated it can never be used again.
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