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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎09-21-2013
My Device: 9900
My Carrier: Vodafone IN

Why no free BBM for BlackBerry?

So iPhone got BBM, Android is going to, its i going to be free for them, so why not for Blackberry users?

In my country I have to pay for BBM and it does not work over Wi-fi or a normal data plan and the amount is ridiculous!!
I think if BBM can work with normal data plans and Wi-fi with Android it should work with my 9900 too!

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Posts: 1,061
Registered: ‎06-11-2013
My Device: Bold 9700, 9790, 9900, Curve 8520, 9360, Blackberry Z10 | iPhone 5S
My Carrier: *

Re: Why no free BBM for BlackBerry?

BBM would be good Wi-Fi option, looked impossible as he wins plans blackberry data

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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎10-22-2013
My Device: curve 9300
My Carrier: o2

Re: Why no free BBM for BlackBerry?

all my friends have bbm for different phones and yet they get to pay nothing, however we have to pay £5 a month we should either get money back or have something that seperates the payers from the non-payers

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Posts: 8
Registered: ‎08-01-2013
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Telus

Re: Why no free BBM for BlackBerry?

Yes I have many contacts on whatsapp that have a legacy BBM device OS 7.1 but they don't have a data plan because they only use the data over wifi and they are fine in these countries data plans are very expensive.

Now I am migrating all my whatsapp friends from android and iphone to BBM but it is really sad I still have to use whatsapp with people having a legacy Blackberry device with no dedicated BIS or BBM data plans..

 

Blackberry please issue a BBM version that works over data only ! for legacy devices