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Topic # 33123 30-Apr-2009 11:47
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By the sounds of it and by what i have gathered, these will work on the Xt network but only in New Zealand. If i got a device like this would I have any trouble with reception etc just using it in New Zealand?

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  Reply # 210872 30-Apr-2009 12:22
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carter323: By the sounds of it and by what i have gathered, these will work on the Xt network but only in New Zealand. If i got a device like this would I have any trouble with reception etc just using it in New Zealand?



They would work on 3G WCDMA/UMTS in New Zealand, Australia, North America among other 850/1900 WCDMA networks. Also they will work on GSM networks provided the phone you are asking about has the required bands. So all you are really missing is 2100 MHz WCDMA roaming options.

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  Reply # 210874 30-Apr-2009 12:34
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carter323: By the sounds of it and by what i have gathered, these will work on the Xt network but only in New Zealand. If i got a device like this would I have any trouble with reception etc just using it in New Zealand?





They would work on 3G WCDMA/UMTS in New Zealand, Australia, North America among other 850/1900 WCDMA networks. Also they will work on GSM networks provided the phone you are asking about has the required bands. So all you are really missing is 2100 MHz WCDMA roaming options.

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Oh so are you saying that they would work to roam in australia? Thats probably the only one i would use and not very often at that

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  Reply # 210882 30-Apr-2009 12:53
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Yes on Telstra's Next G network which is the largest 3G network anyway.

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  Reply # 210884 30-Apr-2009 13:14
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Awesome guys thanks for your advice. One last question, not sure if it is answerable or if it is too easy lol. Would it be ok to put on prepaid on XT or will I have to put it on a plan? Btw the phone I am probably looking at is a Nokia 5800 Xpressmusic or maybe a sony ericsson of similar spec

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  Reply # 210888 30-Apr-2009 13:24
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Prepaid will no doubt be an option at launch.

Wait and see Telecom's phone lineup at launch before rushing into anything Cool.

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  Reply # 210889 30-Apr-2009 13:26
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yea i was going to say maybe i am getting a bit eager to get one! the sony ericsson w705 looks like a goer and im pretty sure that is one of the ones they are bringing out going buy what i have seen. just a bit scepticle of what the prices will be like!

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  Reply # 219387 29-May-2009 16:33
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would my LF KU990 work on the new XT Network?
(it says in the stats: GSM Network Frequency: ⁄900⁄1800⁄1900 3G: HSDPA 2100)




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  Reply # 219388 29-May-2009 16:35
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The Telecom XT Network is 3G 850MHz WCDMA/HSDPA only - those GSM frequencies should be ignored.

The phone supports only 2100 MHz so, no it won't work (it may work in very limited areas but for the effect of complete answer - don't bother).




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  Reply # 219391 29-May-2009 16:37
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The phone is an LG KU990 not LF.. anyways, you *must* have a telecom sim to connect do you? (when i roamed in OZ last, i could switch networks anytime by just selecting a different available network..)




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  Reply # 219394 29-May-2009 16:39
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You must have a Telecom SIM to connect to XT Network since Telecom and Vodafone do not have a roaming agreement inside New Zealand.




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  Reply # 219395 29-May-2009 16:40
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ahh ok sweet. thanks for clearing that up.




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  Reply # 219747 30-May-2009 11:38
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Putting a new XT sim card in my Motorola Razr2 v9 brings up 'emergency only' on the network notification. It was NZ vodafone new but does it need to be unlocked to work on XT?

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  Reply # 219752 30-May-2009 12:08
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Niscoupe: Putting a new XT sim card in my Motorola Razr2 v9 brings up 'emergency only' on the network notification. It was NZ vodafone new but does it need to be unlocked to work on XT?


Does it support 850 MHz WCDMA?




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  Reply # 219766 30-May-2009 12:42
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Niscoupe: Putting a new XT sim card in my Motorola Razr2 v9 brings up 'emergency only' on the network notification. It was NZ vodafone new but does it need to be unlocked to work on XT?



Being a vf phone it probably has the following:

2G Network     GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network     HSDPA 2100

So, unfortunately, it wont work on the XT network.




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