06-16-2014 10:22 PM
Yes, a BB data plan is required for email on the Bold.
Also, I notice you have your phone number listed in your profile. It is unwise to post your phone number there for all the Internet world to see and possibly harvest for spam use. At the top of the page click on My Settings and go to personal information and remove your phone number.
06-16-2014 11:32 PM