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

Will my Torch work with a Playbook?


I'm thinking of getting a Playbook ... but dont want to get a new data plan if I dont have to.

I already have a Blackberry Torch ( through Bell Mobility in Canada) .

Im hoping I can use my exsiting data Torch plan to use with a Playbook.

Any reason why this is not possible ...

Also Whats the difference between teathering and bridging? Or are they the same thing.


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Posts: 2,119
Registered: ‎08-07-2010
My Device: Bold 9900, Playbook , HS-700 headset
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Will my Torch work with a Playbook?

You can use your existing data plan.. I have the torch 9800 and can use its data with my Playbook.. no need for an extra tethering plan!

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Posts: 19,020
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Passport, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: Bouygues _ SFR

Re: Will my Torch work with a Playbook?

yes, this can be achieved thanks to the free technology called "BlackBerry Bridge", that allows to bridge a PlayBook to a BlackBerry smartphone.

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