Originally Posted by toddz
Japan does not have GSM, only the proprietary Japanese PCS and 3G/UMTS phone systems. There is no way that the Cingular GSM only phones will get service.
There are two types of network in Japan. WCDMA/UMTS 2100 (NTT DoCoMo and Vodafone KK), and CDMA 1X EVDO (au by KDDI). No GSM.
BlackBerry will not be available for use in Japan until the 8707v arrives.