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Old 11-06-2006, 11:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an Orange payg sim (GPRS enabled) in my pda, which I wish to use in the BB.

I've spent ages on the phone to Orange, trying to find out if it will work. I don't want to use BES, just pop mail.

Please can anyone give me a definite answer as I've bought this from ebay and worried that I won't be able to use it! (Seller hasn't posted it yet)

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If you use a PAYG SIM in a BlackBerry device, the only functions available will be phone and SMS. No functions, such as browsing or e-mail, that require data usage will work without the BlackBerry specific data tariff, which is generally not available to PAYG customers. This applies to all providers around the world.
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Unless you have a BlackBerry Data Plan all you will have is voice and SMS. The GPRS plan from Orange will not get you on to the RIM Infrastructure. You must have a BlackBerry Data Plan.
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oh bloody hell. I must have mentioned "Blackberry Data Plan" about 20 times on the phone to Orange and the woman didn't know what it was!

Looks like I'll have a BB to sell!

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Unless you have a BlackBerry Data Plan all you will have is voice and SMS. The GPRS plan from Orange will not get you on to the RIM Infrastructure. You must have a BlackBerry Data Plan.
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oh bloody hell. I must have mentioned "Blackberry Data Plan" about 20 times on the phone to Orange and the woman didn't know what it was!

Looks like I'll have a BB to sell!
It's the same everywhere mate. Most provider representatives have no clue about their services and devices.
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