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Old 09-23-2007, 11:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So can you put SIP credentials into the phone and us it for VOIP or is WiFi only for browsing and data delivery?
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Old 09-23-2007, 11:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't believe there is a SIP client yet for the 8320/8820. And since apparently AT&T does not support UMA, I don't know how to get calls over IP.
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I don't believe there is a SIP client yet for the 8320/8820. And since apparently AT&T does not support UMA, I don't know how to get calls over IP.
So is the WiFi just a high speed gateway to the Edge/GPRS netowrk? I would have assumed once you went WiFi you were free from the contstraints of the carriers network, almost completely. Maybe I'm not understanding your point.
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You never completely escape the carrier. UMA (the voice of WiFi piece) takes your voice call over WiFi and hands it to the carrier. T-Mobile still knows about it and charges you. There is no free voice client (yet) for the BB. AT&T does not support UMA at all.
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You never completely escape the carrier. UMA (the voice of WiFi piece) takes your voice call over WiFi and hands it to the carrier. T-Mobile still knows about it and charges you. There is no free voice client (yet) for the BB. AT&T does not support UMA at all.
Total bummer...
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A SIP client will only appear if RIM releases the Voice APIs for the phone. I dont know if that has or will happen. Does anyone know?
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Correct; there are several posts (from yesterday) with the complete rates for both International and Domestic calling with and without H@H.
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You never completely escape the carrier. UMA (the voice of WiFi piece) takes your voice call over WiFi and hands it to the carrier. T-Mobile still knows about it and charges you. There is no free voice client (yet) for the BB. AT&T does not support UMA at all.

As far as I could tell if you swithch the browser setting to wi-fi, then the carrier does not know about the data being transferred. The data transfer is between the BB ans the router directly. feel free correct me if I am wrong.
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