BES Express 5.0.1 + Device Software 5.0 + Public Folder Wireless Sync

Environment: BES Express 5.0.1
Mix of 8900 and 8800 Blackberries

We all know by now that we need BES 5.0 and Device Software 5.0 or later to sync the Public Folders wirelessly.

However, 5.0 for 8900 is not available for my carrier as yet. However, it exists on Vodaphone (UK).

Being that I am with Rogers, would there be any issues with loading this firmware onto our the 8900 users?

I have completed all steps to allow wireless sync for public folders and the only step that is missing is 5.0 device software.

There is no 5.0 software that i can find for the 8800's

I guess if it is not recommended to install the firmware from another carrier, i was thinking of a workaround until it is released. Is there a way to sync or link a public folder (folder) to my Contacts folder in my mailbox? So, when it syncs via BES over the air, it will sync all subfolders in my Mailbox Contacts as well.

Maybe a script? Linking of some sort?

Thanks in advance.
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