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Dec 17, 2003, 5:16 AM

Sign up local service with an unlocked GSM phone

I am thinking to purchase a GSM (tri-band or quad-band) phone mostly for domestic (US) use. But when I travel overseas once a while, I want to be able to get a local SIM card with lower calling rates. I was wondering if I can buy an unlocked GSM phone from a major US carries such as T-mobile or Cingula with their national plans -- something cost about $40/month. Or if they don't sell unlocked phones, can I purchase one elsewhere and sign up their plans? Anyone has tried that or have a better idea? Smile
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Dec 21, 2003, 12:41 AM

Prepaid Sim Cards for Italy and England

Can somebody give me any suggestions about getting prepaid Sim cards for Italy or England. I have looked at Virgin Mobile where you can call or receive calls to and from the US for 20p a minute with a 10 pound sterling for the card. That seems like a good deal yet I have heard there are on some companies that give you unlimited receiving calls for free. What about Italy? Is there a company that sells Sim cards for good rates for calling to the US. Ultimately I would like a card that can be rechargeable with an interface in English. I do not travel to Europe often so I do not want to be locked in a plan. Thanks in advance for the help.

Nov 20, 2003, 12:14 AM

Cingular and older triband phones?

From your experience; what older triband phone will work with Cingular in SoCalifornia and Europe? I'm thinking about Ericsson T39 or 520m. Are these phones compatible with Cingular network in SoCal?
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Dec 11, 2003, 2:30 AM

SPV E200

i recently bought the SPV E200 but its still locked by orange. Can someone tell me what i must do to get it unlocked. Please explain is simple step.....sorry im a little ssssllllllllloooow lol

thanks in advance

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Nov 22, 2003, 9:03 PM

Smartphone: mpx200, mitac mio 8380, or SendoX??

I am getting a new service sometime in the near future(by december) I am trying to figure out what phone to get. The camera on the mio 8380 is tempting, but ive heard things about it's unstability. Size is not a problem and the mp3 and VIDEO playback is what attracts me most. What do you guys think?

Oct 23, 2003, 3:24 PM

a 3 band phone can be used everywhere?

FE, a P900? or a T28 world? can i use these phones in any country with GSM coverage? or are there other issues?
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