I know, I know. Cue the groans. I'm going on the Glory in Aug 07 and wanted to know if there is some roaming charge to just use the email function only. I don't really plan to make calls, but the email would be a good way to let family at home know I have made it there safely. Also, I am a certified Crackberry Addict.
I have to wonder if the company I work for would make their employees take their blackberry with themon holidays since if they have a blackberry they have to be available 24/7 (a little hard to do when on vacation somewhere far away).
There needs to be a support group for blackbery addicts!
You will incur an International roaming charge for the email function, text messaging, voice mail retrievals and any voice communications. You will need to have international service from your provider in order to access your provider via the ship's service. The rate will depend on your provider's International charges. Contact your provider for this rate.
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Thats a good question, I don't know for sure but I would bet the ship does not support the Edge network, otherwise the Blackberry's email would have worked since I think they both use Edge to connect for data.
I guess to sum it up from what I am hearing, call T-mobile and make sure you have international roaming turned on for your account. I did not, which would explain why it did not work. I did see a signal but it would not let me connect.
I think international roaming is going to cost way more than the ships access though.