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New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-05-2011
My Device: Palybook
My Carrier: Rogers

Do I need a dataplan to connect to Wifi

Hi All I am planning to buy a blackberry playbook. I live in the UAE and do not use Blackberry service.


Do I need a blackberry service to connect to regular hotspot or Wifi or is it independent.


Can Blackberry Tablet work with MS Outlook or do I need to buy Blackberry Service again for this.


Any assistance will be greatly appreciated





New Developer
Posts: 78
Registered: ‎04-17-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 LE
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Do I need a dataplan to connect to Wifi

Not sure how it would work with Outlook but i assure you. that you don't need any sort of wireless plan or blackberry to get your playbook to wifi. Only the 3g/4g connection will, and only when using the 3g/4g.
Current apps:
-BBOS 10-
MaxxTransit - Coming soon
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Posts: 32,244
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
My Device:

I'm rockin the BlackBerry DTEK60, Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook,BT Headset HS-700

My Carrier: I am on AT&T. Please edit your Personal Profile with your DEVICE TYPE, DEVICE OS and Carrier

Re: Do I need a dataplan to connect to Wifi

Email support is coming soon, for now it is just web mail or Bridge to a BlackBerry Smart phone.


if your country is listed here, app world will work.



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