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Working for you?
I'm in Manhattan and have an unlocked iPhone 5 on me, with a T-Mobile SIM in it. It's still only getting EDGE. I'm wonder if it's working for others.
Rich Brome said:...
Are you a T-Mobile customer with an unlocked phone in one of these cities? Are you seeing new 3G data today (or this month?)
I'm in Manhattan and have an unlocked iPhone 5 on me, with a T-Mobile SIM in it. It's
However, airportal.de shows a couple dozen markers for Austin within the past month.