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Old 06-10-2007, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Quick question. I just purchased an extra Nokia so that I can use it when I go to the beach and not have to worry about something happening to my Blackberry. I was wondering if the Blackberry Internet Plan would allow me to go on the internet on my phone or would I be charged because I am not browsing the internet from a Blackberry device.
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I'm pretty sure that there are others here that have done just that. I remember a thread where this was up for debate, and a few people chimed in saying that they do that with their BB and RAZR on the weekends.
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You should be ok. IIRC TMO provisions WAP access for BB's and if your Nokia requires GPRS/EDGE data (they make a wide range of devices) you should be ok as well since the BB data plan is in essence a GPRS/EDGE data plan with access to the BB APN's.
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Well I got in touch with TMobile and they said that because the BB Data Plan ties itself to a certain BB serial number it won't work, but I am going to call again and see what a different rep as to say.
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BIS ties itself to the PIN. The GPRS/EDGE access does not. You don't need to use BIS with the Nokia. In fact, you can't use BIS with a Nokia phone... You just need GPRS/EDGE or WAP, depending on the model.

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