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Old 10-26-2004, 03:54 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by nitro
Yay, I just requested an unlock code. I'm eager to check it out even though I don't have the slightest idea what I will do differently with an unlocked phone.
If you aren't planning on switching carriers, than the only real advantage to an unlocked phone is for traveling. You can go to anywhere GSM is used and buy a prepaid SIM from a local carrier. You'll have a different, local phone number, but won't pay huge roaming charges. If you travel back to that location quite a bit, you can just charge up the SIM and be all set.
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