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Will an unlocked bb storm work withh att 3g?

attphonewhore

Sep 8, 2009, 8:13 PM
Looking at getting an unlocked blackberry storm and just want to know if the storm will work on att's 3g network. Thanks for any input.
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WonkotheSane

Sep 9, 2009, 11:31 AM
No, it will not work on AT&T's 3G network. It will only do UMTS outside of North America. Be careful. There may be some way besides locks that prevents the GSM portion of the phone from working in the U.S.
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Sigma1570

Sep 9, 2009, 4:37 PM
My friend uses one on t-mobile. It works just fine.
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CellStudent

Sep 12, 2009, 1:41 PM
Sigma1570 said:
My friend uses one on t-mobile. It works just fine.


Your friend uses the 2G bands on t-mobile just fine. Western Hemisphere UMTS/HSPA radio bands are not functional on the Storm. The physical signal demodulator inside the handset will not resonate at the right frequencies to use AT&T 3G service.
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Sigma1570

Sep 12, 2009, 2:45 PM
I was responding to the other poster stating that their might be other locks on a storm to not allow it on any gsm network in the US...hence my answer.
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LicorShot

Sep 11, 2009, 9:35 AM
there are NO att 3G bands on the storm .... it will work for edge network and also voice purposes but otherwise no 3G service
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