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Old 03-18-2007, 09:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am using a 3rd party IM chat client? This uses data and not a sms text correct?

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It depends on the carrier and the plan.
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BlackBerry Unlimited Add-on Add access to BlackBerry's powerful data functionality to a voice rate plan. The BlackBerry Unlimited Add-on includes unlimited BlackBerry Web Client e-mail and Web browsing.

That's what i have with Tmobile.

The Chat client im using is Yak-on. Does this use data or text message?
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I don't see how the carrier matters. Whether you need an SMS package to avoid the per-use charge depends on the IM app. The Yak-on site seems pretty useless in explaining this...
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From what I have heard, the carriers treat SMS differently. I know different chat packages tend to do that also. I could be wrong.
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You just need a data plan from your operator...
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