Please contact your department head, chair or supervisor for approval
before submitting the online form to "Request
a New Blackberry". All products will be delivered to the Office of
Smith IT. Our Blackberry technicians will activate and configure data
synchronization to your Smith school email, calendar, and contacts
accordingly. Please allow 3-5 business days to complete your request.
The Blackberry 8830 has been discontinued, please contact
the helpdesk for a free upgrade to a Blackberry Tour, Curve 2 or Bold
depending on availability. While Blackberry is still the standard we are
currently investigating the pricing options for iPhone, Android, and
other 4G phones. Stay tuned for more information.
Cost structure is as follows and is subject to change in
accordance with roaming charges and other fees that may apply.
The voice plans covered under these devices are as follows:
**Please note that the Global Data\Voice plans are only
available for the Blackberry Tour.**
For more information on voice plans and pricing, please contact Lee
Comstock at 301-405-7134 or email
If you have a Verizon Blackberry with international capabilities that
was provided to you by the Smith School and will be traveling outside of
the continental United States, please remember that you will need
to request a Global SIM Card and select a Global Data\Voice Plan.
Please complete the online
Blackberry Add-on Features form. Use this form to request optional
features such as VZ Modem Tethering and VZ Navigator (GPS).
It is also a good idea to verify the coverage area for your
international destination at the
Verizon Wireless International Rates and Coverage: If you are not a
frequent international traveler, it is suggested that you activate the
global data\voice plans
ONLY during the time
you are traveling. Upon return from your destination,
you should fill out the Blackberry
Add-on Features form and switch back to your selected domestic
Best practices suggest that you not store sensitive information in
your corporate email however most people do at some time or another.
Imagine accidently leaving your Blackberry unattended whereby someone is
able to gain access to your email that may contain sensitive data! Avoid
this potential risk and activate a password for your Blackberry today!
Mobile Security page to find out
If you have lost your phone and need it locked to protect your data
firstname.lastname@example.org CCing Jesse Veihmeyer and Roy Corona. Please
do not contact Verizon if you lose your phone, rather contact the
helpdesk and we will take care of the situation. If you contact Verizon
first we will be unable to lock down your device, Verizon can only
ensure that the phone is not used on the Verizon network, we can
completely lock down the device from being accessed.