What exactly is included in Blackberry Basic?

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I have an add-on called Blackberry Basic ($10/month) on my bill, but I have no clue what that gives me. BBM works fine, but I don't get any social stuff. Am I paying $10 for just BBM even though there's another add-on that allows me to get it for $5?

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BB basic includes:
Unlimited access to BlackBerry Messenger.
Caller Display
Voicemail
Unlimited text messaging
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Thanks!

I currently have that old $20 plan (can't seem to find it on their website anymore) + BB Basic for a total of $30 a month.

If I switched to the $25 Canada Wide Talk and Text plan + BBM add on for a total of $30, I'd still have everything I have now plus call waiting and conference calling correct?
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yes, other than the fact that the new plans are billed by the minute while your old plan is billed by the second.
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Thanks so much. One last question:
I can currently use Whatsapp off wifi even though I don't have data (I'm guessing it does it through BIS?), will I still be able to use Whatsapp if I got the BBM add on?
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You can still use it on wifi but it won't work through 3G (at least it's not supposed to), but that should be the same thing you have now.
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Just did some digging around, and apparently whatsapp does work through BIS. I guess that means it should still work.

Thanks a bunch for your help! :)

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