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Registered: ‎04-12-2013
My Device: 9900
My Carrier: 3

New carrier that doesnt support bis, what to do?

Always used blackberry but now when i got a new job they gave me a samsung with a carrier that doesnt support blackberry, i have a bold 9900. Is the only solution to wait for the q10 or is it possible to update to bb10 and use without BIS but still access email.
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: New carrier that doesnt support bis, what to do?

What carrier?


Yes, you should be able to use the Z10 on the carrier and you ONLY need a plain old general Data Plan, not a BIS plan.

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Re: New carrier that doesnt support bis, what to do?

The bold 9900 cannot be updated to BB10 and cannot be used for data services without a BIS subscription.

If you want to stay with blackberry, buy a Z10 or a Q10

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