TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: T-Mobile Cripples the Blackberry

T-Mobile Cripples the Blackberry

Monty Solomon (
Wed, 22 Dec 2004 17:11:50 -0500

Jason D. O'Grady

Blackberry's Crippled by T-Mobile. In his article "T-Mobile Tells
BlackBerry Users: GetLess!" PowerPage editor Emory Lundberg reports
about how T-Mobile effectively crippled the Blackberry smartphone on
its network by disallowing outbound requests on TCP port 80. A real
sin considering that T-Mo Blackberry users pay US$40 per month for
"BlackBerry Unlimited w/Enterprise E-mail" that includes "Unlimited
Web Browsing."

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