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Registered: ‎11-07-2008
My Device: BB Bold

Blackberry Bold provisioning/de-provisioning

Please educate me on this subject matter and How would I know that the Blackberry Bold that i will purchase is really brand new (aside from sealed box) and never been provisioned? For your information there is no authorized distributor of Blackberry Brand in our country except for 2 telecom service provider but it is always bundled with new plan.  


I got this word of caution from my telecom provider because I will not buy the device from them.    


" Please be advised that youmay purchase the Blackberry Bold from other sources (i.e. gray market), thenmigrate your line to Blackberry plan.  Please note though that handsetshould have no history of Blackberry provisioning from other service provider(local or international).  Otherwise, you shall have to requestde-provisioning from that network, either local or foreign provider, prior tomigration and provisioning of the handset from our end."  


Kindly advise me.