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Old 10-17-2006, 06:21 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jungleland
US EVDO is 2.50-2.75G NOT 3G
1xRTT was 2.75G. EVDO, even at the early Rev 0 release, is 3G. Rev A is now being rolled out throughout Verizon and Sprint's networks (should be finalized on the first phase within 2.5 months, with the finalized second phase ending late next year).

So, to answer the question with a summary of what all has been said, the BlackBerry 3G devices are: 8707 (GSM/UMTS), 7250 (CDMA/EVDO), 7130e (CDMA/EVDO), and 8703e (CDMA/EVDO). There *should* be a SureType UMTS device out shortly. And as NJ stated, the 8707 UMTS device is not compatible with the Cingular and Rogers UMTS networks running at 1900mhz.
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