Originally Posted by John Clark
No, you need a BB data plan in order to use "Blackberry" features. Email, pin messaging, etc. You can still use the Hotspot (wifi) browser to browse the internet using a wifi connection.
Just to clarify, I have a data plan from O2 - push e-mail pin messaging etc.
Both my GPRS and Wi-fi work fine on their own - I'm just looking the wifi to take preference when it is available, which it currently is not. For me to browse wirelessly, I need to turn the GPRS off.