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Topic # 32987 28-Apr-2009 11:31
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Hi

Does anyone know if the first gen iPhone will work on the new Telecom XT network? I am pretty sure the 3G iphone will work.

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  Reply # 210131 28-Apr-2009 11:37
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No, it won't work. The first generation iPhone is GSM/GPRS/EDGE only and Telecom is releasing a WCDMA network. You must have a iPhone 3G to connect to Telecom's new network.





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  Reply # 214014 11-May-2009 09:30
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Does anyone know if XT will be offering unlocking for simlocked phones from other countrys?




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Reply # 214016 11-May-2009 09:39
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taneb1: Does anyone know if XT will be offering unlocking for simlocked phones from other countrys?


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  Reply # 214017 11-May-2009 09:40
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I doubt that XT would bother unlocking phones. They would just offer you a SIM only deal on post-pay or prepaid, or sell/give you a cheap/free handset on contract.







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  Reply # 214021 11-May-2009 09:44
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The more I think about switching to XT the more its making me convinced I should stay on vodafone




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  Reply # 214022 11-May-2009 09:46
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taneb1: The more I think about switching to XT the more its making me convinced I should stay on vodafone


Why would you expect Telecom to SIM unlock handsets purchased overseas?

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  Reply # 214024 11-May-2009 09:50
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I dont know, I just thought that they might offer it from other networks (overseas) that they are in line with, like vodafone do to unlock there phones (http://www.vodafone.co.nz/help/unlocking-your-mobile.jsp)




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  Reply # 214025 11-May-2009 09:54
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Vodafone NZ only unlocks handsets SIM locked by them not handsets from overseas locked by other carriers

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  Reply # 214026 11-May-2009 09:55
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@taneb1

Thats completely different.

That is Vodafone unlocking mobiles they have sold in New Zealand.

Telecom will not be selling locked mobiles AFAIK, and therefore will not need to provide an unlocking service to match.

Both networks are still in the same boat, that if you wish to bring your own handset, you will need to ensure it meets the networks requirements to be used, including unlocking it to start with.







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  Reply # 214058 11-May-2009 11:06
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Oh, Well I misunderstood that. BTW john my friend has an iPhone he purchased overseas with o2 (UK), is there anyway he would be able to get it unlocked to work on vodafone? The cost of the iPhone was pretty expensive (Cost more than NZ) and he wants to know if he could get it unlocked without having to contact his Mobile Provider overseas?




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  Reply # 214274 12-May-2009 08:13
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Look on the net their are a ton of ways to jailbreak an iphone

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  Reply # 214283 12-May-2009 09:26
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Taneb1: epic geek failure!

Its really really easy now....much easier than it was at the start of theiPhones coming out




 


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  Reply # 214293 12-May-2009 10:00
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I know there are plenty of ways to jailbreak it, it already is jailbroken but the baseband jailbreak that he is on hasnt been released yet he was just looking for a way to try get it unlocked




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  Reply # 214295 12-May-2009 10:09
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taneb1: I know there are plenty of ways to jailbreak it, it already is jailbroken but the baseband jailbreak that he is on hasnt been released yet he was just looking for a way to try get it unlocked


Go back to the carrier it was purchased from

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  Reply # 214402 12-May-2009 16:13
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have a look at the iphone-dev teams blog

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