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AT&T Disabling the Bold 9900’s NFC feature

Written on August 16, 2011 by Lulu

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AT&T is allegedly planning to block the Bold 9900's NFC capabilities.

reportedly has no plans to get the ’s near-field communications () capabilities at launch. However, an unnamed source said that the hardware seems to be capable of features when it arrives in the hands of AT&T’s customers. The said carrier will implement a software block to prevent users to take advantage of the .

If the report mentioned above is accurate, AT&T would not be the only carrier to block the new BlackBerry’s NFC feature. The first Bold 9900 buyers in the UK have been dealt a similar fate as is not yet ready to enable the said capability.

AT&T didn’t give any statements regarding the matter. It is still unclear if the carriers currently dodging NFC have plans to enable the feature in the near future.

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