My phone broke so im looking at phones on ebay to get. I saw a blackberry for a really cheap cost and i need to know things about it. If you Do NOT get internet on it, but you get texting and calling on it, do you still have to pay a extra fee?
You must pay the extra data fee of $29.99/month for a Blackberry, or any 3G Smartphone. It does not matter if you are not going to use the internet or not, it is not optional. A lot of folks have complained to the various carriers about the data charges, but it will not change. All of the carriers require a data fee of some type. Some, like Sprint, bundle theirs in a package, but you are still paying for it. Keep in mind, this data charge does not include SMS or MMS text messaging. You will need to add that on or buy a plan that includes messaging. I hope this helps answer your questions about 3G Smartphones in general before you make a purchase. Good luck.