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    I think it will only get EDGE. I've asked that question before and never reeally got a clear answer why. I've never seen an unlocked Blackberry get anything other than EDGE when taken to a GSM network, from a CDMA network. The first Storm has the same GSM radio that the S2 does, so I dont think anything will change in the aspect of getting a 3G signal on ATT's network.



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    Quote Originally Posted by paymentd View Post
    Right, and the UMTS (3G) aspects will work also? This is my assumption, but I've never played with unlocking bbs locked for CDMA and putting them on GSM networks...
    As long as you have 3G(AT&T) coverage in your area then yes. As for unlocking the S2 you will need to get the subsidy unlock code. You can't get this from AT&T since its a vzw device. This code is specific to the device via the imei.

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    Storm/2 uses a different radio frequency for GSM 3G data, so it will only get EDGE on AT&T.

    With my storm I get horrible EDGE performance on AT&T, really awful to the point where the phone is almost unusable.



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    Yeah, but VZW doesn't issue a subsidy code for the device with the IMEI, because they don't use the IMEI... soooo, this is probably why no one can get 3G on their Storm. They haven't been able to find a subsidy code to unlock the IMEI???

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    The answer is that VZW locks its 3G network (CDMA) in the US. So the fact that the Storm has UMTS or other 3G modes is irrelevant in the US. This will only help if you are traveling outside the US and that's where the SIM card kicks in. Inside the US, an unlocked Storm will only work on EDGE when using it with a GSM carrier. SO if you are hoping the Storm 2 can be unlocked to run on a GSM's carrier 3G network it won't happen, at least not in the US



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    Right, so if someone were able to obtain the subsidy code, you could get your Storm to work 3G somewhere else... good luck, lol.

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    Storm on at&t? Hum, that depends on Apple

    I think that at&t will have the Storm II soon. However this will be after the Apple Iphone makes its way over to Verizion in February or March 2010!

    Thats the grape vine rumor? When Rogers finally announces the Storm, at&t will follow..... Which model, well that will be leaked most likely after this coming December??????????

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    If Big Red gets the iPhone, you'll see a ton of changes to the hardware. It won't even be the iPhone when Big Red is done with it... They'll have that thing branded VZW inside and out. HAHAHA.

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