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03-29-2011 07:17 AM
I'm going to America this week and want to keep roaming charges to a minimum. I have turned off data while roaming on my Blackberry so shouldn't receive any emails, Twitter/Facebook updates. However, if I want to just download emails say once a day could I buy a small data package and just turn data back on for a short time?
Also if WiFi is still ticked will I still be able to connect to the wifi where available even when the data roaming is turned off?
03-29-2011 11:36 AM
While roaming you can use the free Wi-Fi services to cut down the cost of International roaming charges. Therefore, use Wi-Fi and turn of your mobile network. Your email, BBM etc will work without any problem.
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04-02-2011 07:03 PM
However, if I want to just download emails say once a day could I buy a small data package and just turn data back on for a short time?
yes this is possible. In the US the carriers have plans they call PAYG : Pay As You Go. Basically you pay only for what you use. Check with your current Orange hotline to see if they have partnership with carriers in the US for that.