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Topic # 151995 12-Sep-2014 14:20
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Spark are a bit slow on Twitter today and I need answers asap... :) GZ to the rescue!

Will any of the following devices work on the Spark network ?

Samsung S5690 Galaxy
C597 T-Stick (for data - is Telecom but old)
Samsung S5570 Mini

Think theyve all been sourced from V/fone over the years......  but have a staff member going out on a boat for a project and he needs a Spark phone to at least try for coverage. 

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  Reply # 1127251 12-Sep-2014 14:26
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The Samsung phones look to be a negative, they don't appear cover the right frequencies for Spark. The C597, if it's a Sierra Wireless C597, I think is a CDMA stick?




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  Reply # 1127252 12-Sep-2014 14:28
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Yeah suspect its CDMA.... ok, back into the cupboard I go and see what else there.... plenty of iPhones, but want to avoid one of those going on a boat trip/swim if I can help it ;)





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  Reply # 1127255 12-Sep-2014 14:30
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Put it in a plastic bag! Or two.




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  Reply # 1127280 12-Sep-2014 15:13
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BigHammer: Put it in a plastic bag! Or two.

And then send them to me for XDA developments ;)





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  Reply # 1127307 12-Sep-2014 15:50
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try the compatibility cheker for the mobiles

http://www.spark.co.nz/shop/mobile/whyultramobile/joinultramobile/phonecompatibility.html


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with the IMEI of the device :)

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  Reply # 1127314 12-Sep-2014 16:08
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Unfortunately the IMEI checker is known to give false positives, so check with a SIM first.

Actually, why not just chuck a SIM in and see what happens anyway?




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  Reply # 1127319 12-Sep-2014 16:18
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No SIMs on hand :(

Given him an iPhone 4S.  Lets see if that waterproofing software update works :-p




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  Reply # 1127323 12-Sep-2014 16:21
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Hah! Good luck with that. 




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  Reply # 1127335 12-Sep-2014 17:00
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BigHammer: Hah! Good luck with that. 


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  Reply # 1127815 13-Sep-2014 13:31
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The 597 T-Stick is most definitely CDMA and won't work in NZ anymore.

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