1. dschaaf's Avatar
    I am using both an iPhone4 and a BB Torch at the moment. My primary use for the Torch is for accessing StockStream realtime streaming market data. I haven't put a sim in yet and will do so but to only use as shared data device.

    Q. I can access many websites via the browser and wifi but trying to use the StockStream app with I have downloaded and installed I get a "no APN specified" error. When I input internet.com as the APN I know get an error that says "tunnel failed" Will this NOT work without a sim card in it?

    Thanks,
    Derek
    05-02-11 02:17 PM
  2. Reed McLay's Avatar
    If there is no SIM card, there is no associated BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) account. BlackBerry application assume it will be present.

    05-02-11 02:34 PM
  3. dschaaf's Avatar
    Thanks! So to confirm...It will NOT work...correct?

    Thanks,
    Derek
    05-02-11 02:50 PM
  4. Reed McLay's Avatar
    That is correct, for the vast majority of BlackBerry software.

    I use the free Bloomberg client, it also needs the BIS connection.

    05-02-11 03:42 PM
  5. tbrenn's Avatar
    That is correct, for the vast majority of BlackBerry software.

    I use the free Bloomberg client, it also needs the BIS connection.

    This is true for all blackberry native apps, as well as most third-party apps. Most require a BIS Account, even when using wifi... Unfortunately the torch without a SIM cannot be used the same way as an iphone without a SIM (itouch)

    however, you could get a bb data plan and use your torch as the main phone, ans the iphone for everything else (wifi).

    just a suggestion, depending how important the bb app is to you
    05-02-11 10:19 PM
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