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Old 02-19-2007, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Traveling to Honduras.. Will Data work on my 8700c?!?

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Hello,
I was just told by cingular that the data on my blackberry 8700c will not work in Honduras. Voice will - but no email/internet..

Can anyone confirm this? I tried researching online but i've gotten several answers.. I am leaving this saturday and bought this blackberry thinking it would work!

Anyone that can, please help!
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Old 02-19-2007, 05:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I checked T-Mobile International Coverage and Honduras didn't have a data network. Further international coverage, here is a link.

GSM Operators, Coverage Maps and Roaming Information - Countries/Areas
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Old 02-19-2007, 05:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I read on one site something about CDMA coverage there.. I wonder if my Verizon Treo would work for text messages and voice..?

I cant believe i bought this blackberry thinking it would work.. I bought it after talking with a cingular rep for about half an hour. He was telling me all about the unlimited blackberry data plan - but not once did he actually check to make sure DATA would work!!

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Tama, that's not exactly surprising. It's not like the Verizon reps give a crap all the time. Hell, I had one tell me I didn't need a text messaging plan (I was switching from a Q to the 8703) because the unlimited data on the BB was different than the Q and that text messaging was included. That's a line of crap and I knew it, so I asked them about it and they insisted. I called 611 when I got home and had them add the text plan to my account. You just can't trust them sometimes. What happens if I go and spend a month text messaging...using like 5-7 hundred messages. I owe 100's of dollars because some lazy rep didn't want to look it up or go through the trouble to help. That's some BS.
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In most parts of the world, GSM is the ticket, especially in Europe, China and Australia. In very few, CDMA is it. I know you can get Verizon International in Mexico and parts of the Caribbean. I guess Central America is in their domain as well.

There just may not be a data network in place yet.
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