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Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S III to Support Global Roaming

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Jun 5, 2012, 1:23 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Verizon Wireless confirmed to Phone Scoop in an email that its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III will eventually be able to roam onto the 2G/3G networks of overseas network operators. The capability won't be available at launch, but will be enabled down the line through a software update. Verizon didn't say when that update might become available.

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Jun 6, 2012, 5:58 PM


Seeing on Boy Genius that Apple is looking to go after Samsung on patent infringement for the S III just like they did to HTC. I understand that Apple is not going to be happy until everyone has an iPhone surgically attached to their hands, but this has gotten ridiculous. Compete in the market, not in the courts!!!!!

Jun 5, 2012, 3:43 PM

SIM card?

So, does this mean it will have a SIM slot to accommodate for the future software patch?
It will definitely have to have a sim card slot for this to work. Hopefully the Sprint version will have GSM support as well. These might be the first top-of-the-line Android phones on CDMA that also support global GSM, meaning global roaming. A hu...
Most - if not all - LTE phones have SIM cards.

Jun 6, 2012, 12:26 PM

Don't hold your breath

Just ask any Galaxy Nexus owner how reliable Verizon is at getting updates out in a timely manner.... You'll get your global roaming.. In 2014.
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