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Old 01-25-2007, 04:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to use the BB 7520 as a modem to access the Internet via a laptop if the user has unlimited access plan?

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first thing: PC or MAC? makes huge difference

second thing: depends on the provider.....probably needing a blackberry tethering plan of some sort though
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Please note that the 7520 is an iDen network BlackBerry; the iDen network is slower than other networks (around the speed of a 14.4 kbps modem). Please see this thread - [User] HOWTO: Use BlackBerry As Modem For Laptop! - for details on using your BB as a modem.
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and they don't offer packetstream (their packet data service) on the 7520. I guess you could try to get PS setup on your account (via a very nice support rep ). Or, there is this product

mobishark.com

It worked for me, but was not very fast.
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