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Posts: 52
Registered: ‎10-22-2009
My Device: torch
My Carrier: bell mobility

GPRS mystery

Can anyone help me.
I have a Blackberrry Torch, and visiting the US from Canada and have a ATT SIM card and am on a "GoPhone" account ... meaning for $2 a day i get unlimited phone calls within the US. (I have no data plan)
But when I check my account online I am getting charged seven or eight cents several times a day for something called GPRS .. its only seven or eight cents each time, but I dont know why its happening at all.
What is GPRS ... why am I being charged?

Is it anything to do with Wi_fi? I thought being in Wi-fi range meant there was no charge for anything?

Hope someone can clear up this confusion for me. ATT wasnt much help.

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: GPRS mystery

GPRS is your data connection to the network.

If you don't want this, you need to turn off "Data Services" in your Manage Connections > Mobile Network screen.

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