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Old 11-30-2008, 02:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I have a t-mobile 8800 and I have really bad signal in the area where I live.

I was just curious if I upgrade to the blackberry 8820 with WIFI. How reliable is it to use mobile calling via wifi with the home router.

thanks in advance for your help,
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Old 11-30-2008, 02:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Using UMA for calling works well with TMo on the 8820.
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I have the same problem with my new BlackBerry Bold, with poor AT&T coverage around my house. Would you please elaborate on using UMA with WIFI? I do have good WIFI connection within my house.
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Wirelessly posted (8310; RammerJammer!)

ATT does not offer UMA, only Tmo, in the US.
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and the bold is not able to do UMA, even if AT&T had UMA service... its not possible for it due to hardware limitations
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You can try truphone to do voip over wifi.
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Wirelessly posted (8310; RammerJammer!)

Using UMA for calling works well with TMo on the 8820.

I just bought an 8820. I will let you know if it works well...
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It has to be a T-Mobile 8820 running on T-Mobile's network.

Neither a TMO 8820 on AT&T nor an AT&T 8820 on TMO will support UMA (Wi-Fi) calling.

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My problem is solved. I'm currently using the T-mobile 8820 with Wifi connection and it works incredibly well. No more missed calls.

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Old 12-11-2008, 12:29 PM   #10 (permalink)
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You can try truphone to do voip over wifi.
I just checked the site for truphone and does not support blackberry devices

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I just checked the site for truphone and does not support blackberry devices

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Yes it does. Check again.
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