Palm says “unlimited plan strongly recommended” for the Pre


With just over 3 weeks away until the official launch of the Palm Pre, the flurries of promotional material has started to go out from all channels: Bell Mobility, big box stores and now Palm directly. They sent out an e-blast for those who wanted to be notified titled Reserve your Palm Pre”, the teaser line “So Close you can almost feel it.”

Palm goes on to let us know that “The new Palm Pre phone will be here August 27, starting at $199.95 on the Bell network (after qualifying service agreement).1”. Curious what the number “1” is all about? Well, the fine print says “Price after qualifying service agreement. See Bell for complete details. Email, mobile number and related information required for setup and activation. Required data plan not included; unlimited plan strongly recommended.

So take the advice from the folks over at Palm, get and unlimited plan.