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# 38393 28-Jul-2009 17:51
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Just wondering if a "locked" iPhone 3G which is then software unlocked can work on the Telecom 3G network, or only Vodafone GSM?

I'm a little confused so just want to check this. Cheers.

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  # 239843 28-Jul-2009 17:55
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Yes, it can work on XT, it is unlocked so it works on Any network

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  # 239852 28-Jul-2009 18:00
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Well if its SIM unlocked of course it can

 
 
 
 


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  # 239854 28-Jul-2009 18:02
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By the way have you read the title of the thread you started........odd



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  # 239992 28-Jul-2009 23:57
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Sorry, I was going to say "can an UNLOCKED iPhone be used on XT" but that would have been even more confusing.

All things I've been able to find said that unlocking a factory-locked phone allows you to use "any GSM SIM", but I didn't think XT used "GSM SIMs".

Although I don't really understand that term "GSM SIM" well enough either.

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  # 240005 29-Jul-2009 06:48
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SIM is a SIM they are all the same in NZ just the networks are different

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  # 240013 29-Jul-2009 08:04
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ahmad: Sorry, I was going to say "can an UNLOCKED iPhone be used on XT" but that would have been even more confusing.

All things I've been able to find said that unlocking a factory-locked phone allows you to use "any GSM SIM", but I didn't think XT used "GSM SIMs".

Although I don't really understand that term "GSM SIM" well enough either.


As John said, a SIM is a SIM. People who write "GSM SIM" are just being pedantic.









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  # 240023 29-Jul-2009 08:16
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Ok so this UMTS or whatever they call the 850Mhz 3G thing still falls under the "GSM" standard then I guess?

 
 
 
 


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  # 240025 29-Jul-2009 08:24
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ahmad: Ok so this UMTS or whatever they call the 850Mhz 3G thing still falls under the "GSM" standard then I guess?

Not as I understand it from the XT FAQ in the NG.  There is no GSM component in the XT network..




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  # 240106 29-Jul-2009 12:57
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old3eyes:
ahmad: Ok so this UMTS or whatever they call the 850Mhz 3G thing still falls under the "GSM" standard then I guess?

Not as I understand it from the XT FAQ in the NG.  There is no GSM component in the XT network..

Hence my confusion over this.

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  # 240111 29-Jul-2009 13:05
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If you unlock your iPhone 3G or 3GS then you can use it on XT with an XT SIM. Forget about GSM, UMTS etc; it'll work if unlocked.

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