He's already mentioned he uses Verizon. Gmail delivery is immediate (or is supposed to be and works fine for me) on VZW.
Originally Posted by DaBlackberryBoy
I have a 7290 and a gmail account. There is a delay with some mail providers and cell phone companies, gmail and tmo are some. I use to have yahoo and TMo, emails were sent immediately; with gmail and TMo, emails are sent every 15 minutes or so, unless you forward your email to an account that can pickup the email instantly, because for some reason gmail does not. You might want to contact your cell phone service provider and see if there is anything that they may be doing with their blackberry service, that does not send the email immediately to you.