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Old 12-31-2008, 06:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by yL009 View Post
Hi there I recently got a used 8120 but it won't accept my SIM card. It is a Rogers blackberry and I currently have a plan with Fido, a Rogers subsidiary. The phone keeps saying "Invalid SIM card". I was under the impression that a Fido SIM should work fine with a Rogers phone. Is there anything I can do or am I out of luck? I've wanted a blackberry for a long time and now I'm worried I can't even use it.
A Fido SIM will not work in a Rogers locked phone. You can unlock the phone for use on other carriers. It's around $15 or $20 to do so. Horizon Wireless is one of the best. I've used them a few times and they always got the unlock code to me within a day.

Remote Unlock ANY ROGERS Blackberry Device [unlock-bb-rogers-remote] - CAD$16.25 : - Horizon Wireless, The World’s Cellular Repair Center
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