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Old 11-09-2007, 05:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an unlocked T-Mobile 8320 in Toronto, Ontario. I have just noticed that the hotspot at all Starbuck locations is pay per use. So, in the absence of accessing someone's home router that is not secure, there really is no place to use WiFi in Canada. Does anyone have any different results? I don't have a data plan so it makes accessing the internet almost impossible.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Starbucks Hotspots are only free to TMobile BB users. Even though your BB is TMobile, your account is Rogers.
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Starbucks Hotspots are only free to TMobile BB users. Even though your BB is TMobile, your account is Rogers.
Oh, thats's nice. Just another reason why U.S. cell phone companies/plans rock. Canadian companies are terrible.
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I doubt even AT&T users get to use Starbucks hotspots for free (not 100% sure, though.)
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I have Tmo BB curve w/ no data plan and the Tmo hotspots isn't working for me. I think hotspots is only free if you subscribe to their internet plan, in which case, you wouldn't really need a hotspot then, i guess.
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You can use their hotspot for t-mobile things, such as the UMA voice service. You can not use it for general internet stuff without a subscription.
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