1. brettmcfadden's Avatar
    My wireless network through work is Cbeyond. I have the 8703e and want to add a theme, but the requirements to make the theme work is an operating system of 4.2.2. My OS says 4.1.0384. I checked the blackberry.com website and found a Cbeyond section for my phone, but no OS update. Therefore, I have the latest OS. My question is, if I download a theme, even though I don't meet the OS requirements, will it work?
    04-19-08 09:43 PM
  2. juwaack68's Avatar
    You can upgrade the OS on your device to 4.2. Follow these instructions:

    How do I upgrade the OS on my BlackBerry? - BlackBerryFAQ

    I believe both Sprint and Verizon have the 4.2 OS...I think Sprint's is newer (and will work on your device as long as you follow the steps and delete the vendor.xml after you download and install the OS on your PC).
    04-19-08 09:51 PM
  3. brettmcfadden's Avatar
    If I update my phone with a Sprint OS will it work on the Cbeyond network? That doesn't sound right.
    04-19-08 10:23 PM
  4. juwaack68's Avatar
    Yes, it will work. I have updated several of my user's devices with newer OS's from different carriers and they work fine.

    Is CBeyond your internet ISP? I have never heard of CBeyond as a CMDA carrier.
    04-19-08 10:26 PM
  5. brettmcfadden's Avatar
    Cbeyond is a VOIP company that provides mobile, land line and internet for our small business. It actually works fantastic, the availability of newer phones are limited though.
    04-20-08 11:10 AM
  6. brettmcfadden's Avatar
    Ok, I downloaded the Sprint OS for my Cbeyond phone and it worked!! I absolutely love the update!! Thanks for helping!!
    04-20-08 10:57 PM
  7. lavinog's Avatar
    cbeyond uses sprint's network for mobile.
    Glad to know it worked for you, I just got my Pearl through cbeyond, and the version is 4.3, but 4.5 seems to be the latest version which is not available for cbeyond customers.
    01-06-09 04:04 PM
  8. jorge477's Avatar
    My company used cbeyond we left their service about a year ago. and have many devices if insterested.
    11-01-09 08:45 AM
  9. abdullatif's Avatar
    hi cbeyond rep is trying to convince me to be my provider , i am not sure what to do , are they good , and why did you leave,thanks
    12-04-09 07:35 AM
  10. cbunting's Avatar
    They are simply an MVNO (resell service of sprint/verizon under their own branded name), unless their pricing makes sense for you, I wouldn't consider it... they have limited device choices.
    12-05-09 10:46 AM