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Old 09-02-2008, 04:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I read a review on the *other* blackberry forum, and noticed it said "Quad-band radios: GSM/GPRS/EDGE (no 3G)".

I'm not exactly sure what type of network I'm on with Alltel...so will the 8210/8220 be compatible with the Alltel network? I'd jump all over an 8210 if I can, but I'm not willing to switch providers to do so...I love Alltel and their network.
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Alltel is CDMA. It's not compatible.
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Aw darn. That's no fun.

Has there been any talks of making the kickstart/seawolf compatible with CDMA later on down the road?
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Not that I've heard. Generally, that stuff is 6-9 months behind GSM.
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