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BlackBerry 8820 at T-Mobile in early March?

updated 01:15 pm EST, Thu February 7, 2008

BlackBerry 8820 at T-Mob?

The BlackBerry 8820, one of Research in Motion's most recent smartphones, may soon be at national GSM carrier T-Mobile. No pricing has been mentioned as of yet, but an anonymous source indicates that the phone will come on March 5th, and should be functionally identical to the AT&T version with the obvious exception of carrier-specific services. Among T-Mobile's options is said to be support for HotSpot@Home, a service that lets users call through a Wi-Fi VoIP connection to avoid eating into subscription minutes. This does, however, cost a minimum of $10 extra per month.

The 8820 was the first RIM phone to appear in the US with Wi-Fi, greatly increasing data speeds for some users. If adopted, the phone may also become the only other broadband BlackBerry at T-Mobile, the current one being the 8320. All 3G BlackBerries are limited to CDMA carriers. [via Boy Genius Report]



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