1. shershah's Avatar
    I have been lurking in the shadows too long, searching for just my precious...

    Sometime ago i read someplace here that it is possible to get GPRS/EDGE data without getting a BIS/BES account on blackberry...

    (yeah, call me cheap but thats how i like it.. no strings attached!)

    Just managed to get my hands on one of them elusive cellphones. Its a Curve 8900. Just got it used from O2, unlocked it, wiped it and browser is getting edge data without a hitch :-)

    Just installed google app for blackberry and it is working.. i know some apps do need BIS/BES service book entries but i hope to get them working soon too.
    07-07-10 02:46 AM
  2. ritesh's Avatar
    Whats the point of a BB without a data plan!. There are many better looking phones and many more better O/s's than BB's.

    Anyways, you wont get push emails without a BIS plan. If you subscribe to a regular GPRS plan, you can browse and use all web based apps ( Gmail app.,etc) but no BBM or push mail.
    07-07-10 03:01 AM
  3. BuddyL's Avatar
    Welcome aboard! Enjoy your 8900.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-07-10 03:25 AM
  4. shershah's Avatar
    Welcome aboard! Enjoy your 8900.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    Thanks. I am having fun =)

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-07-10 09:17 AM
  5. blkmz3's Avatar
    Not bad..

    But arent limited only to where theres wifi only, right?
    07-07-10 10:56 AM
  6. Ahmed G.'s Avatar
    Now you can consider yourself a BlackBerry user

    Welcome Aboard !
    07-07-10 11:51 AM
  7. shershah's Avatar
    Not bad..

    But arent limited only to where theres wifi only, right?
    I found this one so i could use unlimited EDGE plan and not use BIS, wifi connections works for data too.

    i dont need the BBM and push mail.
    07-08-10 02:46 PM
  8. orientalcowboy's Avatar
    Congrats!!!
    07-12-10 06:32 AM
  9. John.P's Avatar
    Welcome aboard! I too started off with thoughts about BB and no BIS, but I changed my mind. At least you were able to sate your need...for now.
    07-12-10 12:12 PM
  10. shershah's Avatar
    Welcome aboard! I too started off with thoughts about BB and no BIS, but I changed my mind. At least you were able to sate your need...for now.
    I have been a old time Motorola L7i and V3 user. But since then have moved to 7290 > 8830 > 8310 > 8900.

    loving it since getting my first BB. :-)
    07-14-10 11:46 AM
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