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Old 01-15-2007, 01:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am very interested in purchasing a Blackberry; however, I am not sure I want the email/internet service my mobile provider offers. If I chose to not get the service, what will and will not work? Will I be able to pay for the usage to send/receive text messages and view internet pages? I currently use sprint. Thanks for you responses.
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Welcome to the forums,

With no Blackberry Data Plan you'll get NO internet, no email, no data whatsoever. You will be able to send SMS messages and sync your calendar, address book, tasks and memo pad with Outlook. However, email in Outlook and other clients will NOT sync. A BB without a data plan is just a cell phone with an organizer.
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You will be able to use the phone, as well as text message. There's no "pay as you go" on data, and a Blackberry Data Plan is required for any data usage, including e-mail and internet viewing.

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Heh. Beat me to it.
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Thanks for the super fast responses. Hopefully I will be on this forum more in the future. I just need to decide if I need internet access or not.
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