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  Reply # 219771 30-May-2009 12:49
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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?


It does support 850MHz HSDPA....."The Telecom XT Network is 3G 850MHz WCDMA/HSDPA" so the phone should be fine. It is listed as being a compatible phone. It has been mentioned somewhere in these forums that Vodafone NZ supplied phones are not locked. I do believe that may not be necessarily true. When the phone is turned both on and off the vodafone picture comes up (With or without their sim card) so there must be some input there somewhere..

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  Reply # 219779 30-May-2009 13:06
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Locking is different than branding.
Locking would prevent other providers SIMs from being used.

Branding is where the start up logo, menu navigation, and features are added/removed depending on the operator.




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  Reply # 219795 30-May-2009 13:31
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the V9 appears to only do 2100. Ph you want is the V9x




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  Reply # 219827 30-May-2009 14:53
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Niscoupe, check out the Phone Compatibility Check page. It should say for certain whether you can use you phone on the XT network.




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  Reply # 219829 30-May-2009 14:56
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qraider: Niscoupe, check out the Phone Compatibility Check page. It should say for certain whether you can use you phone on the XT network.


I did do that and it is on the list. Thats why I figured there may have been a setup problem..

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  Reply # 219831 30-May-2009 15:00
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qraider: Niscoupe, check out the Phone Compatibility Check page. It should say for certain whether you can use you phone on the XT network.


I have an AT&T Pantech Matrix Pro - the one I used for my first XT Network test a few weeks ago, and the IMEI check says "phone not found". Now, this is a Not For Resale model, so I am not sure it changes anything...





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  Reply # 219836 30-May-2009 15:04
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Ah ha, the compatibilty link that you supplied using the IMEI # has shown it to be incompatible, so the problem is solved. Looks like it will have to be a new phone if we want to go XT....
Many thanks for the help.

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  Reply # 219870 30-May-2009 16:17
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It would make things a whole lot simpler if the manufacturers just made one model with all freq's on board :/




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  Reply # 220109 31-May-2009 12:48
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qraider: It would make things a whole lot simpler if the manufacturers just made one model with all freq's on board :/


The chipsets to enable that have only recently become available. Give it 6-12 months and there will be handsets available that do both 850 and 900 UMTS

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qraider: It would make things a whole lot simpler if the manufacturers just made one model with all freq's on board :/




The chipsets to enable that have only recently become available. Give it 6-12 months and there will be handsets available that do both 850 and 900 UMTS


thanks scott !!

that would explain why its such a handset hodge-podge atmLaughing




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