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Old 02-28-2007, 12:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I will be in Acapulco for a week, and I was wondering if the blackberry still gets service there and receives/sends emails, even though I don't have international service. In the past when I've been in Mexico, a regular cell phone has picked up a few bars and been able to connect to some network, but the calls wouldn't actually go out or come through. Would the emails work on the blackberry in this case, though? Anyone have any experience with this?
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Best to check with your carrier. I know gsmworld has some info but I'm not sure how up-to-date it is.
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Old 02-28-2007, 12:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I live part time in Mexico and use my Blackberry all the time. I have my service with t-mobile and while it is very expensive to use the phone service the data service works at no additional charge. I conduct business from my motorhome and have zero connection problems. FYI
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I have verizon. Does anyone know if it will get roaming in Mexico/how that works.
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See, this is why you have to ask what carrier you have. Verizon has VERY spotty coverage outside of the US. It should work as a phone; no experience as to whether it will work as a BB. I would call Verizon.
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I doubt if Verizon will work since CDMA is mainly supported only in the US. Same would be true for Sprint.

As posted a couple times, call your carrier. You don't want to be surprised with outrageous voice and/or data charges.
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