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Old 03-17-2007, 12:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all,
Do any of you know of any prepaid plans that one could use with a blackberry? For example, with tmo's prepaid service, they offer something called sidekick data (or something to that effect) where at an extra $1 a day, you get ultd data, and text. I have been told that even if you claim your bb is a sidekick and sign up for the plan, the only feature that would work is the texting.
So are any of you aware of some gsm prepay plan that supports blackberrys?

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AFAIK no carrier offers Blackberry data with prepaid plans.
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Yeah, that's what I was afraid of... I'm not sure why the $1 tmo unlimited internet (sidekick) plan won't work with bb s... someone should start up a company!
I'm surprised that no carrier seems to offer it...
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No non-Blackberry data plan will work with a BB.
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The BB dataplan routes everything via RIM servers I think and that is the difference. Probably has to do with security is my guess.
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