BlackBerry Messenger service is not free
(Just a warning for shoppers...)
I mentioned that I'm dropping Boost because they will begin charging for incoming text messages (they're free at the moment), so I've been shopping around for free and/or cheap messaging.
I was watching The Early Show on CBS, and wanted to be sure that BlackBerry Messenger service was free. (I know someone who replaced their Palm Treo with a BlackBerry and) After not being able to verify this (via BlackBerry's website), I contacted Brodeur Partners who responded:
"...BlackBerry Messenger...the data the application uses is counted as part of a user’s monthly data usage, which is part of a paid plan with the service provider..."
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