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Old 05-29-2010, 07:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Location: Seattle
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The 8830 is a dual-mode CDMA/GSM phone. It's picking up a CDMA signal, probably from Telus, Bell, or whatever Mobility carrier serves your part of Canada.

You should be able to set it to GSM-only and get no signal.

When you're in CDMA mode the 8830 doesn't use the SIM.

Last edited by ratatosk : 05-29-2010 at 07:48 PM.
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